06 March 2018

How life found a way on one of the world's driest deserts...

12 February 2018

Astronomers explore a planetary system very similar to our own.

19 September 2017

What chemicals can we find on the planets outside our solar system?

18 September 2017

Cassini's 20-year mission exploring Saturn comes to an end, but what did it find?

15 August 2017

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

16 May 2017

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

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

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

25 January 2017

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

25 January 2017

...and it's pretty cosy.

25 January 2017

Mars is hostile, there's no getting around that so how will humans survive?

25 January 2017

Elon Musk's target of 2024 seems ambitious, so how realistic is this goal?

02 January 2017

If you fill out Drake's equation, life beyond Earth is highly probable...

02 January 2017

...but it's not all easy. Space is a dangerous and inhospitable place but if successful, we can look for microbial...

02 January 2017

To prove life once existed on Mars, we may need to send humans. But what's life like in microgravity?

07 November 2016

When we're searching for life in our universe, what are we looking for?

07 November 2016

...but if we can't travel to them, will the discovery be all that profound?

11 August 2016

Top tips to find your own hunk of space metal...

11 August 2016

Spot the difference: Meteor, meteorite, meteroid, comet, asteroid...

18 July 2016

With its strong radiation belts, polar auroras and red spot, Jupiter is a bit of an enigma...

18 July 2016

Photographing the gas giants with astrophographer Roger Hutchinson...

18 July 2016

Juno rockets to Jupiter and deputy principle investigator of the mission explains how much of a feat this is...

23 June 2016

Are we racing to the Moon? Who are the contenders? And why the Moon over Mars?