Sudan died in a Kenyan conservancy at the age of 45, after months of ill health.
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionNasa’s Bruce McCandless: ‘Quite comfortable flying around’ Bruce McCandless, who was captured in a stunning photograph in 1984 as he made the first untethered flight in space, has died aged 80, Nasa said. With a jetpack, McCandless travelled 100m (328ft) from the Space Shuttle. “That may have […]
Image copyright NASA Image caption The discovery confirms a long-held idea about Uranus’ atmosphere The planet Uranus has clouds made up of hydrogen sulphide, the gas that gives rotten eggs their unpleasant smell. The possibility of this gas being present in the atmosphere of the seventh planet had long been debated, but has now been […]
Image copyright Andrew McAfee, Carnegie Museum of Natural History Image caption Reconstruction of the new dinosaur on a coastline in what is now the Western Desert of Egypt A new species of dinosaur found in the Egyptian desert is shedding light on Africa’s missing history of dinosaurs. Few fossils have been unearthed from the last […]