Space

September 26, 2021
September 26, 2021

How close are we to commercial space travel?

With ambitious figures like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos more determined than ever to make human beings a multi-planet species, space is coming closer and closer to earth.

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

Books on Astrophysics for Noobs

Create some space in your bookshelf for these.

June 22, 2021
June 22, 2021

Does Outer Space Need to Get Marie Kondo’d?

The issue of space junk is getting more pressing than ever before.

October 12, 2018
October 12, 2018

Space crew survives plunge to Earth after Russian rocket fails

A Russian cosmonaut and a US astronaut were safe after a Soyuz rocket bound for the International Space Station failed in mid-air two minutes after liftoff in Kazakhstan, leading to a dramatic emergency landing.

May 19, 2016
May 19, 2016

New Horizons delivers first images of icy world since Pluto flyby

The New Horizons space probe is bringing new images of a remnant of the early solar system, after its historic brush with Pluto last summer, reports ABC News.

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

Discoverer of Neptune's rings dies

Andre Brahic, one of the people who discovered the rings of Neptune, has died aged 73, his publisher says.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Astronaut Tim Peake 'runs' London Marathon from space

UK astronaut Tim Peake runs the distance of the London Marathon on a treadmill in the International Space Station (ISS).

April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016

Hubble captures breathtaking portrait of Blue Bubble in space

There’s no bursting this bubble. The folks at the Hubble Space Telescope have released magnificent images of a “gigantic cosmic soap bubble” to celebrate Hubble’s 26th anniversary in space.

April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016

The ancient Peruvian mystery solved from space

In one of the most arid regions in the world a series of carefully constructed, spiralling holes form lines across the landscape. Known as puquios, their origin has been a puzzle – one that could only be solved from space.

March 11, 2016
March 11, 2016

Real life death star in action discovered

The astronomers recently caught a real-life "Death Star" in the act of destroying a planet which is continuing to disintegrate nearby orbiting objects, reports Space.com.