These are some of the most significant and breathtaking photographs from the science world in the past 100 years.
China's Chang'e 4 lunar lander touched down on the far side of the moon on January 3, which also carried a biosphere experiment that contains five sets of plants and some insects.
What would an effective ballistic-missile defence system require, and how would it fit with existing rules on placing weapons in orbit?
The spacecraft touched down on Thursday (3rd Jan) morning, becoming the first landing on the dark side of the moon ever.
Space technology could support small-scale farmers struggling with the impact of climate change.
The United States, India, China and others have a huge year planned for space exploration in an already packed cosmic calendar.
Almost half a century after the last moon landing, NASA is funding commercial lunar missions to uncover more of the moon's secrets.
NASA’s InSight probe has landed safely on the red planet and could tell us more about the origins of our universe.
In 1975 NASA scientists enlisted the help of an artist to visualize what space colonies might look like. Rick Guidice’s depictions are an evocative combination of hi-tech futuristic space...
After more than fifty years of stargazing, debate, and controversy, scientists have confirmed the existence of two "moons" or "pseudo-satellites" made of dust orbiting the Earth.
Using an unnamed space rocket, a team of German researchers have successfully studied the Bose-Einstein condensate.
Soon after India announced plans for its first manned mission by 2022, Pakistan said it would send its first astronaut to space by the same year.
New research, published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, offers a whole new explanation for the appearance - and disappearance - of a bright new star in the 1670s.
NASA's Grier Wilt says the free science classes she received as a kid pushed her to pursue her dream career. On International Day of the Girl Child, she calls for other girls to have the ...
If the recent cosmic ray signals are right, Voyager 2 will be the second man-made object to reach interstellar space.