COUNTY space scientists have helped launch two satellites that are now sending back information on asteroids.
The satellites were launched last week by scientists based at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory in Harwell to gather data including temperature and surface detail.
The Science and Technology Facilities Council project is expected to see pupils from up to 200 schools help analyse data for patterns.
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5:19pm Wednesday 2nd September 2015
A WOMAN who found a camera in the shower of a Travelodge has said she feels disgusted by the incident.
7:20am Wednesday 2nd September 2015
ALMOST 40 firefighters were tackling a straw bale fire in a field in Hanwell near Banbury last night.
8:30am Wednesday 2nd September 2015
DRIVERS on three of the county’s busiest roads have been hit by delays more than 28 times every day this year.
7:23pm Wednesday 2nd September 2015
FIREFIGHTERS in Eynsham rushed out this evening to rescue a cow from a river.
1:26pm Wednesday 2nd September 2015
TRAFFIC is building up around the Kennington Roundabout and Southern Bypass Road after a lorry shed “a couple of bags” on the dual carriageway.
9:00am Wednesday 2nd September 2015
THE headteacher at a leading Oxford independent school has claimed mobile phones offer “limitless” possibilities for education in the classroom.