Space Are germs from outer space the source of life on Earth? Are we truly earthlings? Is terra firma unequivocally the birthplace of humanity? Maybe not. A new paper by a trio of Harvard University researchers
Japan's space agency (Jaxa) has put another lander on the surface of asteroid 162173, or Ryugu. The Hayabusa-2 probe ejected the German-French Mascot "rover" on Wednesday for its 20-minute journey down
Some of the earliest galaxies to form in the Universe are sitting on our cosmic doorstep, according to a study. These faint objects close to the Milky Way could be more than 13 billion years old, researchers
Scientists say they have definitive evidence for water-ice on the surface of the Moon. The ice deposits are found at both the north and south poles, and are likely to be ancient in origin. The result from
Ghost-like particles known as neutrinos have been puzzling scientists for decades. Part of the family of fundamental particles that make up all known matter, neutrinos hurtle unimpeded through the Universe,
A remote, boggy stretch of land on the north coast of Scotland is set to become the UK's first spaceport. The A'Mhoine Peninsula in Sutherland has been chosen as the most suitable place from which to rockets
Many varieties of fruit, meat and vegetable are disappearing from our plates, says Rachel Nuwer. Why is this happening, and can we stop the rot? The Svalbard Global Seed Vault could be mistaken for a piece
Scientists say they have found evidence of dunes of frozen methane on Pluto. The research, which is published in the journal Science, suggests that the distant world is more dynamic than previously thought.