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11 May 2016, 08:33am
Record 1,284 new planets discovered
Record 1,284 new planets discovered

Nine of these are in orbits suitable for surface water, say scientists.

9 May 2016, 10:30am
Watch: rare Mercury-Sun alignment
Watch: rare Mercury-Sun alignment

Shortly after 1pm Mercury, the Sun, and Earth will fall into line, something that only happens a few times a century.

29 April 2016, 11:24am
China targets moon landing
China targets moon landing
Science News

Chinese president Xi Jinping ssays that the country will become a space power with plans of a probe launch in 2020.

28 April 2016, 6:29pm
Glitch in space launch for Russia
Glitch in space launch for Russia
Science News

Russian President Vladimir Putin praised cosmodrome workers after a successful space launch, after the first attempt was ...

28 April 2016, 12:40pm
A Boeing experience for astronauts
A Boeing experience for astronauts
Science News

Some NASA astronauts are getting 'driving' lessons in a Boeing space capsule to simulate flying in a spacecraft.

26 April 2016, 08:27am
Satellite to test Einstein’s theory
Satellite to test Einstein’s theory
Science News

Part of the Copernicus project, scientists are sending an orbiter to find a gap in Einstein's most famous theories.

22 April 2016, 4:00pm
Could we hide the earth from aliens?
Could we hide the earth from aliens?

While we look for life in space, perhaps we are being seen ourselves. Is there a way to cloak the earth?

22 April 2016, 07:58am
Module launch for Chinese space station
Module launch for Chinese space station

China plans on having a space station in service by 2022, while it will send two spacecrafts into orbit this year.

21 April 2016, 07:28am
VIDEO: Northern Lights spectacular
VIDEO: Northern Lights spectacular
Science Discovery

Using ultra HD technology, NASA has unveiled time-lapse footage of the Aurora Borealis from the International Space Station.

19 April 2016, 08:43am
Climate change fight takes to Facebook
Climate change fight takes to Facebook
Environment

NASA took to social media to dispel naysayers who contested its climate change research, reiterating their stance.

18 April 2016, 3:03pm
Africa's mad dash to space
Africa's mad dash to space
Science News

African countries who have received millions in donor funding to alleviate poverty are spending vast sums on space programmes.

15 April 2016, 09:03am
Magnetism brought life to Earth
Magnetism brought life to Earth
Science Discovery

Scientists believe high-energy blasts of gamma, ultraviolet and X-rays increased the earth’s magnetic field.

14 April 2016, 08:07am
Scientists betting on micro-rockets
Scientists betting on micro-rockets
Science News

Stephen Hawking, Mark Zuckerberg and Yuri Milner announced the launch of the most ambitious space mission to date.

14 April 2016, 07:59am
Nasa finds lost telescope
Nasa finds lost telescope
Science News

Contact has been re-established between NASA and the Kepler spacecraft as it switched to emergency mode for days.

13 April 2016, 12:18pm
N Korea jamming GPS signals - report
N Korea jamming GPS signals - report
Science News

South Korea's UN ambassador stated that the country's security is under threat by North Korea's GPS signal jamming.