What IS the Doomsday clock? The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists will present its Doomsday Clock 2021 update tomorrow afternoon (January 25), a year after…Read More Doomsday Clock 2021 current time: Will the Doomsday Clock move forward?
TOI-178 system: Artist’s impression shows orbit of planets Closely clustered around star TOI-178, this unique six-planet system lies approximately 200 light years away from us.…Read More Discovery of ‘disorderly’ 6 planets ‘remarkable clue to Solar System’s formation’
Venus: Life could be discovered by spacecraft says scientist The extraordinary possibility of living organisms swimming through the dense Venusian atmosphere has been enhanced after…Read More Sign of life found in Venus’ clouds rekindles idea of floating cities for humanity
NASA Parker Solar Probe: First-ever mission to “touch” sun US space agency NASA’s unmanned space probe is now starting its eighth of a planned 24…Read More NASA solar probe marks seventh swing around Sun ahead of ‘busiest year since launch’
Life after death: Expert outlines theory of what happens The jury is still out on whether life goes on after death, even though most of…Read More Life after death: Bill Nye says ‘overwhelming evidence’ proves there is no afterlife
ISS: Animation shows blue jet lightning above clouds Lightning remains one of the most spectacular and mysterious weather phenomena, with experts still unable to fully…Read More Space station video: Watch ‘blue jet’ lightning genesis from ISS – ‘Amazing discovery’
NASA share animation of Sun’s solar energy NASA data and cutting-edge image processing has been combined to uncover the secrets of structures on the Sun’s…Read More The Sun controls space weather – NASA finds incredible structures behind solar winds
Hayabusa-2: Samples from asteroid Ryugu return to Earth Donald Trump’s presidency draws to an end and Joe Biden’s begins on Inauguration Day this Wednesday, January…Read More Asteroid news: NASA tracks flyby of six asteroids on day of Joe Biden’s inauguration
Egypt: Archaeologists find coins with Cleopatra’s face on Thousands of objects including ancient coins, pottery and sculpture thousands of years old have been secured, the…Read More Ancient coins among extraordinary artefacts recovered by Israel police in major bust
NASA’s Perseverance rover lands on Mars in animation Earth’s nearest planetary neighbour Mars is exhibiting an unusual cosmic characteristic. This finds the Red Planet rotating…Read More Mars mystery: Space experts detect weird ’wobble’ moving Martian poles around
NASA: International Space Station captured passing the sun The SpaceX cutting-edge Cargo Dragon space transporter was scheduled to undock from the ISS this afternoon – 3pm GMT…Read More SpaceX Cargo Dragon launch called off: NASA confirm ISS delay – but why?
Skyrora unveil their UK-built space vehicle The claim was made by Christopher Wanjek, a science writer who authored ‘Spacefarers: How Humans Will Settle the Moon,…Read More Asteroid rim could ‘support TRILLIONS’ of humans in bombshell space colonisation finding
NASA’s Perseverance rover lands on Mars in animation The space industry is entering overdrive in 2021, with a trio of Mars trips, Moon missions made…Read More Space law: Is first step of extraterrestrial government already being prepared?
Black hole: Brian Cox says we 'know nothing' about the centre The controversial idea originated after examining primordial black holes. These extreme entities were created…Read More Space study proposes whether a Universe is a black hole
NASA releases 'Bullet Cluster Sonification' Space is famously a theatre lacking any discernible sound due to a distinct absence of atmosphere. However, an innovate NASA…Read More NASA project recreates supernova noise with ‘new cosmic triad of sound’
NASA test Perseverance rover ahead of Mars mission Launched in July last year, NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover is now only weeks away from completing the…Read More Mars Perseverance tracker: When is Mars Rover’s landing date? Track live – watch
Perihelion: NASA detail astronomical phenomenon The northern hemisphere remains in winter’s grip, with countries such as the UK facing freezing snowy and icy conditions. So…Read More Earth’s Perihelion today – what is it and what does it mean for you?
Scenic Eclipse: Executive chef discusses on board catering This year’s only total eclipse of the Sun arrives on Monday, December 14. Such an incredible celestial…Read More Eclipse time: When will 2020’s sole total eclipse of the Sun happen?
Eclipse: NASA explains the moon’s role in a solar eclipse This Monday, December 14, will see the Moon eclipse our solar system’s star for a…Read More Eclipse 2020: How to see the last solar eclipse of the year
Lunar ice crucial for a moon base explains NASA expert Britain will head to the Moon not once, but twice in 2021 thanks to pioneering…Read More Moon mission: British firm to make two Moon missions in 2021 with walking lunar base rover
NASA asks commercial companies to help collect moon data NASA has now published a report detailing scientific priorities for the Artemis III, astronauts the US-based…Read More NASA lunar goals revealed in new report – ‘Moon holds vast scientific potential’
Ferocious floods on an inconceivable scale are now known to have once filled Gale Crater on the Red Planet’s equator 4 billion years ago, NASA…Read More Mars ‘was habitable’ – NASA data sparks hope of finding alien life on Red Planet
Life for animals living in the unforgiving conditions of the Arctic is precarious balancing act – from unseasonable warm springs to plunging autumnal temperatures, annual…Read More Climate change MAPPED: NASA tracks how Arctic animals react to ‘out of whack’ warming
Astronomers at US-based space agency NASA can finally explain how the strange fluorescent debris of the Blue Ring Nebula first formed. The Blue Ring Nebula…Read More NASA solves 16-year-old ‘missing link’ mystery of Blue Ring Nebula
The latest research has revealed the mineral zircon is apparently abundant on the surface of Earth’s nearest neighbour, Mars. University of Copenhagen scientists arrived at…Read More Mars meteorite reveals Red Planet’s elusive internal structure – ‘A great surprise’
Historians from two Israeli universities have employed the artificial intelligence technique to restore broken up words penned in the Akkadian language. Akkadian is an extinct…Read More Archaeology news: Artificial Intelligence is filling ‘missing gaps’ in Mesopotamia tablets
NASA in October awarded Nokia of America £10.7 million ($14.1 million) to build a 4G telecom network on the Moon by 2030. The intention of…Read More Space news: NASA lunar 4G network on the MOON ‘could ruin astronomy’
Rogue space rock 2020 TY1 has been officially categorised by NASA a Near-Earth Object (NEO). This is because, in the early hours of Saturday, November…Read More Asteroid news: NASA confirms Washington Monument-sized space rock to blast past Earth this
Since its discovery nearly 90 years ago in South Africa, the Florisbad skull has fascinated scientists. Uncovered in 1932 at the Florisbad site in Free…Read More Archaeology: 260,000-year Florisbad skull is ‘key’ to understanding origin of our species
The discovery expands an already impressive collection of coffins discovered at the ancient necropolis of Saqqara in northern Egypt. Khaled El-Enany, Egypt’s Tourism and Antiquities…Read More Egypt archaeology: ‘Huge number’ of sarcophagi ‘sealed since ancient times’ is unearthed