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Evening Standard
Rachelle Abbott

Tech & Science Daily: Earth’s ‘close encounter’ with Jupiter

Jupiter’s closest encounter with Earth for 70 years happens today.

Over the past few days, the largest planet in our solar system has become increasingly visible shortly after sunset.

Tech & Science Daily tells you how to spot it and why it could be a once-in-a-lifetime event.

Design plans for a 100% electric ‘flying’ ferry have been unveiled.

Artemis Technologies’ EF-24 Passenger vessel uses cutting-edge hydrofoil technology to lift the craft out of the water, enabling it to sail above the waves.

The cost of charging an electric car surges by 42% - nearing the same as petrol.

Figures from the RAC show a driver exclusively using rapid or ultra-rapid public chargers pays around 18p per mile for electricity, compared with roughly 19p per mile for petrol and 21p per mile for diesel.

An anchor discovered during offshore wind farm work may date from Roman times. The UK Space Agency has awarded a £2.2million contract to a company to clean up space junk. A new method of preserving donated kidneys ‘could mean fewer organs wasted’. Plus, Elon Musk faces deposition ahead of Twitter trial and why some experts are telling us to ‘flood our gardens’.

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