There are promising signs in the search for life on Earth-like planets, as new research has found an exoplanet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the sun’s closest neighbouring star.
The British astronaut is set to return back to Earth this Saturday, following six months on the International Space Station.
As new space findings hit the news on an almost daily basis, the app offers an alternative window onto the universe.
The journey of the planet across the face of the sun marks its first appearance in almost a decade.
The recent discovery of Earth-like planets close to home is reshaping our understanding of the worlds beyond the solar system.
Astronaut Tim Peake ran the London Marathon aboard the International Space Station. Here's how he did it.
Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space shows how rivalries developed during the fraught search for gravitational revenge.
Our first direct glimpse of the dark universe – and the first direct evidence that black holes exist.
If you want to know how likely we are to find a ninth planet lurking at the edge of our solar system, it is worth considering hunches elsewhere in science.
Tim Peake will be carrying out the first spacewalk by a Brit since 1995, but what exactly will he be doing?
Scientists are excited – the opportunity to study its trajectory could help improve current methods.
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