Astronomers have discovered a “free-floating” planet in the Milky Way that is slightly smaller than Earth and is gravitationally unattached to any star.
A Nasa spacecraft has descended to an asteroid and, dodging boulders the size of buildings, momentarily touched the surface to collect a handful of cosmic rubble for return to Earth.
Skygazers are set for some celestial fireworks as Earth passes through the debris left by Halley’s Comet.
A British-built spacecraft en route to Mercury has completed the first of two Venus flybys needed to set it on course with the Solar System’s innermost planet.
The first ever space “petrol station” is set to be built in the UK as part of a project to support upcoming Nasa moon missions.
The UK Space Agency has signed a “historic agreement” with Nasa to help support its forthcoming Moon missions.
Supermarket giant Iceland has celebrated its 50th anniversary by sending a chicken nugget into space.
Skygazers may notice that Mars is looking bigger and brighter at the moment due to a process which only happens every two years or so.
Volkswagen has introduced a new Beach variant of its popular California model for owners who need extra space and flexibility.
A “shadow” cast by a supermassive black hole appears to have proved Albert Einstein right once again, according to astrophysicists.
Astronomers have found six galaxies lying around a supermassive black hole when the universe was less than a billion years old.
The first data from the Solar Orbiter may reveal “a whole extra set of wonders” that no-one is yet aware of, an expert has said.
Earth may have lost up to 60% of its atmosphere in a collision that led to the formation of the Moon more than four billion years ago, scientists believe.
The United Arab Emirates plans to send an unmanned spacecraft to the moon in 2024, a senior official has said – the latest gamble in the stars by the oil-rich nation that could see it become only the fourth nation on Earth to accomplish the goal.
Space debris that poses a threat to operational satellites is not being monitored closely enough, astronomers have warned.
The newly formed US Space Force has deployed troops to a vast new frontier: the Arabian Peninsula.
A giant, intact planet has been discovered orbiting close to a white dwarf star for the first time, a new study suggests.
Volkswagen has given a glimpse of the interior for its upcoming ID.4 electric SUV.
Scientists think the Earth’s oxygen may have been rusting the Moon for billions of years.
A “massive gravitational wave source” from two black holes merging produced a blast equal to the energy of eight suns and sent shockwaves through the universe, scientists have discovered.
Despite the incredible rise of the crossover, the humble hatchback is a car which is perfect for many people’s needs. The layout provides space and versatility, with easy access to the boot, while it’s also a rather commonly found type of car which means there’s plenty of choice out there.
Astronomers have spotted an extremely distant galaxy that looks “surprisingly” like the Milky Way.
A display of celestial fireworks is expected to peak before dawn on Thursday as the Earth passes through a cloud of cometary dust, producing up to 150 meteors every hour.
Companies are being asked to share ideas on how 5G terrestrial and space technology could be used to support the UK’s logistics businesses.
Astronomers have observed two collapsed stars of different masses locked in a “fiercely tight” orbit which, they say, could help shed light on some of the universe’s biggest mysteries.
The surviving core of a planet has been found orbiting a distant star, offering astronomers a glimpse into its innermost layers.
Two “super-Earths” have been discovered orbiting one of the brightest red dwarf stars in the sky.
The interior ocean in Jupiter’s moon Europa may be able to sustain life, Nasa scientists believe.
An exoplanet the size of Neptune has been discovered orbiting a young star which, astronomers say, is relatively close to Earth.
Scientists have found a way to measure the lifetime of a neutron, a subatomic particle with a neutral charge, from space for the first time.