Astronomy

15 August 2017

A team at the University of Iowa are listening to the sounds of space ...

15 August 2017

Radio telescopes dotted across the globe have joined up to create the Event Horizon Telescope, which is the size of the...

15 August 2017

In 2020, the European Space Agency will launch a rover onto the surface of Mars on an exploratory mission to look for...

14 August 2017

How a space station in critical danger led to the development of the shiny metal blankets that prevent marathon runners...

14 August 2017

Only 5% of the universe is made up of physical matter, what else is out there?

04 July 2017

The tech intended for space. How memory foam came from NASA and made its way into our homes.

27 June 2017

How are technologies and breakthroughs made for the space race helping to make life better for us here on the ground?

27 June 2017

Unveiling the mysteries of Sun spicules - long strands of high energy plasma that are fired off from the Sun into space...

13 June 2017

Our fiendish Question and Answer quiz returns, but can the panel handle it?

13 June 2017

As the saying goes, "In Space, no one can hear you scream"... But is it true?

06 June 2017

Is it possible to find a second planet to live on?

30 May 2017

Did we originate beyond the stars?

16 May 2017

New measurements show a giant lava-filled crater on Jupiter's moon Io.

25 April 2017

Plumes given off by jet sprays from the ocean of Saturn's moon Enceladus suggest an ocean inside the moon may...

25 April 2017

Could detecting an atmosphere on an exoplanet suggest life outside our Solar System?

28 February 2017

A team of scientists just discovered seven new planets, 39 light-years away. Could any of them host life?

14 February 2017

Top tips on how to get your very own space rock...

14 February 2017

Desert Fireball need your help to find meteorites and track their origins back to outer space.

14 February 2017

What have we found out so far from the Rosetta-Philae mission? And what does a comet smell like?

14 February 2017

What's the difference between a meteorite, an asteroid and a comet?

14 February 2017

Naked Scientist Connie Orbach won a meteorite and Graihagh Jackson made it her mission to find out more...

25 January 2017

Terraforming is a controversial concept but could make Mars more like Earth.

25 January 2017

...and it's pretty cosy.