Space

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

19 January 2009

Physics is full of surprises, but none so great as the discovery that 95% of the mass of the Universe is invisible to...

24 May 2008

Recent Mars missions have produced compelling evidence for what was once a wet world, where life could well have...

21 February 2008

When the clipper ship Southern Cross sailed into a living hell off Chile during the night of 2 September 1859, little...

01 February 2008

Scientists recently spotted a planet being born. It's just formed and is still enshrouded within the disk of dust...

03 June 2007

What is a thunderstorm, how is lightning generated by clouds, how much energy is there in a lightning bolt, and could...

21 March 2007

Imagine we had discovered another world, slightly smaller than our own, with rain clouds, rivers and lakes on gently...

11 January 2006

The Hubble Space Telescope has been sending us back incredible pictures of the cosmos. How have recent policy changes...

14 December 2005

George Bush's plan to establish a permanent base on the Moon by 2020, and send astronauts to Mars by 2030, has...