Atom split with quantum mechanics, then put together again

Forget clumsy nuclear fission: researchers have now split an atom into two halves, pulled them apart and put them back together again.

Team finds simple way to split hydrogen from water

Splitting water to create renewable energy could be simpler than previously thought, says an international team led by Australia's Monash University.

Africa to split in two within ten million years

Within 10 million years the Horn of Africa will fall away and a new ocean will form, says a team at the University of Leeds.