Fitted with a body camera, a sewer engineer tries to remove a blockage.
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The papers of mathematician and physicist Isaac Newton (1643 – 1727) have been added to a global database Details of Sir Isaac Newton’s spending on stockings and shoelaces are among the scientist’s papers which have been added to a global database of historically important documents. The Cambridge University collection […]
Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Scientists say intense eruptions took place 200 million years ago A million-year-long period of extreme volcanic activity most likely paved the way for the dawn of the dinosaurs, a study suggests. Scientists have analysed ancient rocks and have found traces of emissions from huge volcanic eruptions that happened […]
A Bristol Water engineer has found a small alligator on the shores of Chew Valley lake in Somerset. A spokesman could not confirm the species, but said a staff member “bumped into it” doing a routine survey. It was captured by two Bristol Water staff who put it in a container ready to be collected […]