James Vincent is Science and Technology Reporter for The Independent, with his work appearing online and in print.
19 November 2014 09:47 AM
Scientist managed to send the data back via the Rosetta orbiter before Philae's power ran out and the lander went into hibernation
Solar activity, magnetic fields and cosmic rays: scientists riddle out the recipe for increased lightning strikes in the UK
19 November 2014 08:55 AM
Increase in solar activity tugs the Earth's magnetic field back and forth, letting in a greater number of cosmic rays thought to trigger strikes
18 November 2014 04:53 PM
End-to-end encryption means that WhatsApp can't read the messages - even if law enforcement demand the data
18 November 2014 04:10 PM
The lander bounced for more than two hours in total due to the comet's incredibly weak gravity
18 November 2014 11:52 AM
It's the difference between 'the cat' and 'the cat sat on the mat' - but one day CCTV might be able to not only recognize individuals but behaviour
18 November 2014 11:13 AM
Nokia ain't dead - here's the tablet that proves it
18 November 2014 09:38 AM
The new feature has raised concerns among security experts, while others note it could be useful to the app's community of amateur pornographers
17 November 2014 05:02 PM
Unsurprisingly, Uber drivers are a little worried what this might mean for their sanity - and their safe driving
17 November 2014 02:52 PM
The algorithm that controls Facebook's News Feed is the company's secret sauce - it needs the right blend of ads and updates to keep us clicking
17 November 2014 12:15 PM
The K5 has been deployed at Microsoft's offices in Silicon Valley (not pictured) but its creators think it could be useful everywhere from schools to museums
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 2 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
- 3 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train