Space Science News Stories

News articles about space science, astronomy, rockets, planets, galaxies, stars...

06 April 2022

Genetically-modified lettuce packed with bone-promoting protein could keep astronauts healthy in space...

25 February 2022

Time and Space are linked, and gravity bends both. Now we can measure the Earth bending time over just 1 mm...

23 February 2022

Flights aboard the "Vomit Comet" reveal oxygen production might be less efficient on the Moon...

02 February 2022

Rather than destroying the stars around it, a black hole in Henize 2-10 is helping to form them...

02 February 2022

It is a matter of 'when' not 'if' an asteroid will strike Earth, so how do we protect ourselves....

29 November 2021

Spacecraft hitches a ride on a Space-X Falcon 9 rocket: one-way ticket to Dimorphos please!

06 November 2021

Matter slingshotted into space by black holes resembles volcanic eruptions and has large-reaching consequences

30 March 2020

The results extend what we regard as the habitable space on Earth...

10 March 2020

Is lettuce grown in space as good for you as lettuce grown on Earth?

19 February 2020

The largest full dish radio telescope in the world is ready to probe the mysteries of the universe...

18 February 2020

Know when to hang out your washing thanks to new wind data from this satellite.

19 July 2019

Aerogels are excellent thermal insulators, and a thin layer could make Mars more habitable...

09 July 2019

No mua aliens: alien technology is not a viable explanation for Oumuamua

22 June 2019

Reusable spacecraft will make space travel more budget friendly. How will the ESA's spacecraft work?

12 April 2019

An advanced camera captures an ancient star.

30 March 2019

New study yields insight into the structure of a peculiar class of sub-atomic particles known as pentaquarks.

24 February 2019

Four new DNA building blocks that meet the criteria to encode life have been created by US scientists...

21 February 2019

Where did the moon's water come from, and where did it go?

01 February 2019

Scientists learn more about how a Martian mountain formed...

11 December 2018

Chris Hadfield and Stuart Clark take us to the future.

16 November 2018

A galaxy in the early universe feeds off its smaller neighbours...

26 October 2018

If we can't see them, how do we know they're there?

18 October 2018

Four gas giants form from the dust of a junior star...

05 October 2018

With NASA turning 60, Professor Andrew Coates of University College London, spoke to Sam Brown about what's next...