September 21, 2013

Danish engineers plan to send astronaut into space

Two Danes who hope to send a man into space with a home-made rocket are heirs to a tradition of DIY science, says Tom Chivers Once […]
September 20, 2013

Proof of Alien Life?

A TEAM of British scientists is convinced it has found proof of alien life, after it harvested strange organisms from the edge of space. The scientists […]
September 16, 2013

Turns Out Deep Space Makes The Creepiest Sound

In space, no one can hear you scream. But oh, you’ll be screaming, because it sounds like it’s populated by plasma demons. Thirty-five years after leaving Earth, […]
September 13, 2013

Teaching Astronauts Underground For Living In Space

This week sees the start of ESA’s next underground training course for astronauts. Six new and experienced astronauts from all over the world will work together […]
September 12, 2013

Frog Launches With LADEE

Oh my! We’re not sure to laugh or cry on this one (maybe both). This frog gives new meaning to “flying leap,” (or giant leap). This […]
September 10, 2013

Mars One: The psychology of isolation, confinement and 24-hour Big Brother

Those sent to live and die on the red planet face untold risk of mental illness Since April, thousands of people have applied to take a one-way […]
September 6, 2013

Robot Astronaut Kirobo Calls Home From Space

The pint-sized android astronaut, which combines cuteness and cutting-edge technology, is the first robot to have spoken from space according to researchers behind Kirobo. No bigger […]
August 29, 2013

Earth life 'may have come from Mars'

Life may have started on Mars before arriving on Earth, a major scientific conference has heard. New research supports an idea that the Red Planet was […]
August 28, 2013

Evidence of Internal Moon Water Found

Scientists have detected magmatic water — water that originates from deep within the Moon’s interior — on the surface of the Moon. These findings represent the first […]