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Physics agency instigates review PDF | Print | E-mail
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Saturday, 21 June 2008 07:29
Physics agency instigates review The body overseeing UK astronomy and physics is to commission an independent review of its operations.

The probe into the effectiveness of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) follows widespread concern over the status of its budget.

The council says its settlement from government has left it no choice but to find £80m of savings through to 2011.

This puts at risk a number of current science...
Last Updated on Sunday, 29 June 2008 16:35
 
Bush calls for offshore drilling PDF | Print | E-mail
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Saturday, 21 June 2008 10:29
Bush calls for offshore drilling President George W Bush has called on Congress to end a 27-year ban on drilling for oil in US coastal waters, to reduce...
Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2008 14:32
 
Greenland whale hunt 'commercial' PDF | Print | E-mail
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Saturday, 21 June 2008 10:29
Greenland whale hunt 'commercial' Animal welfare campaigners say Greenland's whaling, held under rules permitting subsistence hunting, has become too...
Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2008 14:32
 
Climate book is judges' hot pick PDF | Print | E-mail
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Saturday, 21 June 2008 10:29
Climate book is judges' hot pick A book about global warming has won this year's Royal Society prize for popular science writing.

Mark Lynas' Six Degrees:...

Last Updated on Monday, 23 June 2008 14:32