New images from New Horizons have revealed a mysterious halo around Pluto, along exotic ices flows and glaciers across its surface Incredible close-up colour pictures show Nasa's latest discoveries made
Pluto would appear to have glaciers of nitrogen ice, the latest pictures from the New Horizons probe suggest. Scientists believe they see evidence of surface material having flowed around mountains and
A raisin in the sky A pretty big space rock zipped past Earth last week. The asteroid 2011 UW158 came to within about 1.5 million miles of our planet, allowing ground-based telescopes to get their first
SpongeBob's enemy strikes again Plankton are best known for their greatest hits: producing organic compounds, being devoured by krill, drifting aimlessly on the ocean's upper layer. You've read about ditties
Weird & Wild New camera-trap footage shows a genet on the back of a black rhinoceros in South Africa. An expert weighs in on the bizarre interaction. The saga of animals riding on other animals continues.
What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates. Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp.
Something in the air: smog was obscuring Tower Bridge in London yesterday, as red dust from the Sahara added to the poor air quality Here we go again. No sooner has the spring sun finally come out than
The truth is out there NASA is certain: We’re not alone in this universe. Speaking at a public panel on Tuesday in Washington D.C., NASA scientists discussed the likelihood of finding organic life in solar
Nasa’s New Horizons spaceship has travelled billions of miles in nine years to answer astronomers’ questions about the tiny world It is the fastest spaceship ever launched and has been hurtling towards
They don't want to bite you Sharks are incredibly unlikely to bite you. They’re even less likely to kill you. However, we remain fascinated with their ability--and occasional proclivity--to do just that.