Scientists are scouring the Earth's deserts for life that might thrive on Mars. But is the Red Planet a distraction?
An unusually bright luminous flare was observed last June. New data shows it may really have been the dying flash of a star being shredded by a supermassive black hole.
The Space X CEO detailed the practical measures required to turn his Interplanetary Transport System from a science fiction dream into near future reality.
On course for asteroid Bennu, Osiris-Rex hopes to return material that will explain the beginnings of our planets.
Newly developed images from the Rosetta probe pinpointed Philae's whereabouts on comet 67P.
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.
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