Astronomers and space enthusiasts have watched as Mercury made a rare transit of the sun.
Those looking towards the sun on Monday may notice a tiny black disc moving across the glowing orb in a rare celestial event.
Mankind’s curiosity to see what lies beyond planet Earth progressed further in 2018, with a number of successful missions and test flights that could see ordinary folk blast off on rockets within a few years.
A British-built spacecraft launched on Saturday is now in “cruise mode” as it settles down for a five billion mile trip to Mercury.
A British-built spacecraft has started a seven-year journey to Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun.
A British-built spacecraft fitted with Star Trek-style “impulse engines” is on its way to Mercury, the planet closest to the sun.
British scientists submitted bold plans to land a spacecraft on Mercury that were considered a “step too far” by the European Space Agency (ESA) and scrapped.
A British-built spacecraft is set to begin an epic five billion mile journey to planet Mercury tomorrow.
Final preparations are under way for the launch of a British-built spacecraft that will travel five billion miles to Mercury, the planet closest to the sun.
BepiColombo, Europe’s first mission to Mercury, will use a host of instruments on two orbiters to unravel the planet’s mysteries.
Arctic Monkeys, Florence + the Machine and Lily Allen are among the acts shortlisted for the 2018 Mercury Prize, it has been announced.
This year’s shortlist for the Mercury Music Prize has been unveiled.
The sun is losing mass and weakening its grip on the solar system, scientists have found, after analysing Mercury’s orbit.
Aberdeen sizzled for a second day as temperatures across the country soared.
People in Aberdeen will have a chance to watch the solar system's smallest planet, Mercury, pass in front of the sun today for the first time in almost a decade.
STARGAZERS have a chance to shine while planets brighten the North-east sky.