Scientists create a Bose-Einstein condensate in space for the first time

That’s just colored water in the picture.

Twelve new moons discovered around Jupiter, pointing to a violent past

Jupiter can boast the most moons in the Solar System.

The constellation Vela explodes with color (and new suns) in ESO-captured snaps

Space — the prettiest frontier.

Enceladus “the only body besides Earth to satisfy all of the basic requirements for life,” Cassini reveals

This small moon has huge potential.

The International Space Station just launched a harpoon-toting satellite to keep it safe from space junk

Few problems will persist after a generous application of stabbings.

New, powerful laser system proposed for the International Space Station’s defense

The station is in serious peril from all the junk we’ve left in orbit.

Flock of 14 colliding galaxies set to become the largest structure in the universe

It’s quite possibly one of the most massive objects in the universe.

NASA is sending sperm to the ISS — here’s why

The first step to making spacebabies is to know if we can actually do it.

Scientists harvest first batch of Antarctic vegetables

Growing foods, at ungodly temperatures, without any soil or sunlight — strike one for science!

Astronomers discover a clump of black holes around our galaxy’s center

For the first time, astronomers have managed to confirm the existence of a black hole population surrounding the core of our galaxy.

Gravitational waves might be created at the centre of most galaxies

Looks like we can expect more gravitational waves in the near future.

Researchers map out the age of the Milky Way’s “heart”

Our galaxy still holds many secrets.

15 new planets discovered — one is potentially habitable

Three of the newly-discovered planets are so-called super-Earths.

Breakthrough in the search for dark matter from the first ever stars

It’s an exciting time to be a scientist.

NASA could have an orbiting moon base by 2023

It’s like an ISS, but for the Moon!

Neptune’s Great Dark Spot is also shrinking

Another one bites the dust.

New research shows that the TRAPPIST-1 planets are even more Earth-like than we thought

We know these planets better than any others outside our solar system.

Cosmonaut blood reveals that our immune systems grind to a halt in space

This is definitely Not Good™.

Space might be teeming with viruses that we’re not looking for, but we should

When the very large can’t be found, maybe it’s time to look for the very small.

Five Reasons Why We Should be Exploring Space

Why bother about space in the first place? Well, here’s why.