Features about space science, astronomy, rockets, planets, galaxies, stars...

21 November 2021

Trillions of tiny objects are rushing through your body right now, and yet you probably have no idea...

14 April 2021

How we’re gearing up to deflect asteroids that might cause Earth considerable damage

22 March 2021

Water plumes on Europe make scientists hopeful

17 December 2020

Understanding where and how the stars of the Milky Way formed

17 December 2020

Different efforts to unify quantum mechanics and relativity have led to vastly different concepts of the meaning of...

16 April 2020

Q&A: Human spaceflight is a risk worth taking, says ESA head...

19 March 2020

The mission to build a reusable launcher for Europe...

13 February 2020

Five things we’re going to learn from Europe’s Solar Orbiter mission...

21 November 2019

Zeroing in on baby exoplanets could reveal how they form...

19 July 2019

Why hunting for fast radio bursts is an ‘exploding field’ in astronomy

29 May 2019

Today is the 100-year anniversary of Eddington’s eclipse experiment. The experiment was recently repeated.

04 April 2019

How do satellites communicate with each other?

26 March 2019

To get to Mars, we need to reach the Moon first. The LRO will be NASA's eye while preparing for new missions.

21 March 2019

Can we make make greener rocket fuels?

18 February 2019

Spacecraft Hayabusa2 to collect samples from asteroid Ryugu and return them to Earth...

22 November 2018

Are you a PhD student from Cambridge University? Fancy joining our team?

10 May 2018

A theory developed with the late Professor Stephen Hawking stating that the universe is more simple and uniform than...

18 April 2018

The latest state-of-the-art planet-hunting telescopes reveal a Universe filled with the potential for life and...

18 January 2018

Why did 76% of species become extinct 65 million years ago...?

16 November 2017

The recent discovery of two neutron stars colliding brings us one step closer to understanding how heavier elements,...

19 October 2017

Astronomers have witnessed a collision between two neutron stars for the first time, thanks to a tie-in between...

07 September 2017

Discarded gas from black holes spreads across galaxies and can even influence the formation of stars

08 December 2016

Across Europe, some 10 000 antennas stand to attention: they are in a sense an incredibly powerful time machine.

17 November 2016

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s biggest particle smasher, stands a good chance of discovering the elusive...