NASA's Cassini spacecraft is being destroyed to avoid accidentally crashing into and contaminating a nearby moon that may harbour alien life.
At Caltech researchers have been busy developing a new strategy for scanning exoplanets for signs of life.
Creating a sharing economy in space could help us identify and counter some of the biggest threats to our planet.
Early Mars may have had rings like Saturn, and might have them again, according to a new model.
NASA has just released the first raw data from the Kepler telescope’s time observing Trappist-1.
Siobhan Lyons looks at how literature has explored colonising space, and what it could mean in the real world.
Sarah Parcak, an Egyptologist, explains how anyone can become a global explorer and protect the world’s hidden heritage.
Andy Tay explores the impact of space travel on our bodies.
What life would be like on the seven newly discovered planets.
New animations released by NASA are recasting a groundbreaking astronomical moment in a whole new light.
Scientists have discovered seven Earth-sized planets, resembling a minature solar system.
SpaceX plans to launch two paying passengers on a tourist trip around the moon next year.
NASA have found 7 new Earth-like planets.
Space technologies are advancing at a rate not seen for a long time, with wide-ranging implications for all of us.
A recently discovered essay on aliens, written by Winston Churchill, proves to be highly contemporary and relevant, despite it being 78 years old.