British-built wind-mapping satellite launches into orbit

British-built wind-mapping satellite launches into orbit

Satellite that will ‘revolutionise weather forecasting’ by measuring high-altitude winds launches on a three-year ESA mission Aeolus spacecraft is named after the keeper of the winds in Greek mythology  It took off on a ESA rocket from the Kourou spaceport in French…

Wind turbines at a standstill as wind ‘disappears’

Wind turbines at a standstill as wind ‘disappears’

Becalmed: Turbines across the UK are at a STANDSTILL after wind ‘disappears’ for a week causing a two-year low in electricity production Britain got 15 per cent of its power from wind last year – twice as much as coal  Since the…

The secret of the Earth’s defence shield:

The secret of the Earth’s defence shield:

The secret of the Earth’s defence shield uncovered: Stunning animation reveals how our planet is protected from the million mile per hour solar wind NASA spacecraft observed a process known as magnetic reconnection This is the planet’s first line of defence against…

Chloe Ferry accidentally exposes her hair extensions as the wind blows her locks on date night with Sam Gowland

Chloe Ferry accidentally exposes her hair extensions as the wind blows her locks on date night with Sam Gowland

The reality TV star's hair extensions were awkwardly on show as she enjoyed a night out in Middlesbrough last night. The fake hair stuck out underneath her short blond locks – shattering the illusion she had tried to create with her sleek…

Window shatters on giraffe's head after panicked couple wind it up when it reaches into car for food

Window shatters on giraffe's head after panicked couple wind it up when it reaches into car for food

The couple were driving through West Midlands Safari Park with their window down when the giraffe reached into the passenger window of their car. Shocked, they wound up the window, which then shattered on the giraffe's massive head. Onlookers filmed the encounter, which…