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3 August 2015, 10:02am
Challenger, Columbia wreckage on display
Challenger, Columbia wreckage on display

A new exhibit features two pieces of debris, one from each lost shuttle, as well as poignant, personal reminders of the 14 ...

31 July 2015, 09:12am
Earth’s ancient 'magnetic personality'
Earth’s ancient 'magnetic personality'

There has been debate among scientists about when the vital shield generated by Earth's liquid iron core formed.

31 July 2015, 09:12am
Philae provides insight on comet
Philae provides insight on comet

Information collected by Europe's Philae spacecraft is reshaping scientists' thinking about these icy bodies called comets.

30 July 2015, 08:27am
Lithium find could solve astronomy puzzle
Lithium find could solve astronomy puzzle

Astronomers have discovered lithium in a type of stellar explosion known as a nova for the first time.

30 July 2015, 08:26am
No new contact with Philae - scientists
No new contact with Philae - scientists

The fridge-sized robotic lab, which landed on a comet called 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, last made contact via the Rosetta orbiter on July 9.

29 July 2015, 08:52am
Lax pilot training caused crash - probe
Lax pilot training caused crash - probe

Investigators cited inadequate training of test pilots as a leading factor behind last year's fatal crash of Virgin Galactic passenger spaceship.

28 July 2015, 6:00pm
Finding aliens not straightforward
Finding aliens not straightforward

If this is the only place in the galaxy with intelligent life, then Earth is some sort of miracle, say scientists.

28 July 2015, 08:53am
Science drawing closer to alien world?
Science drawing closer to alien world?

Nasa's discovery of an Earth-like exoplanet has social media buzzing about the chances of finding a faraway world.

27 July 2015, 3:30pm
Pluto wrapped in haze, ice flows
Pluto wrapped in haze, ice flows

Analysis shows distinct layers of haze in Pluto's nitrogen, carbon monoxide and methane atmosphere.