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.

Meteorites carrying both water and organic compounds point to an ocean world “seeding life” in the universe

Why spread your seed across the Earth when you can spread it across space?

US brewery wants to make beer on Mars — so they’re space-testing barley seeds next week

How do you go ‘bottoms up’ when there’s no ‘up’ in space?!

Dragonfly dual-quadcopter drone proposed to explore Titan to understand how life appeared

The final selection for New Horizons is expected in mid-2019.

Waste not, want not: astronauts to turn pee into nutrients, tools on deep-space missions

Stay hydrated up there, ladies and gents.

Hewlett Packard supercomputer to be delivered to the ISS next Monday

Time to dust off that old Skyrim dvd.

After record number of applications, NASA announces the future generation of astronauts

Take a good look at these people. A few years from now, they will be conducting research off the Earth and in deep space.

We’ve (unknowingly) created a radiation shield around the Earth using radios

Can your Internet landline do this? No.

China plans to have an asteroid mining base up and running “in the near future”

Epic loot.

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy — the most powerful rocket in the world — is nearly ready

Heavy metal in space.

Stunning image of the Crab Nebula put together from five telescopes’ worth of data


Long-term exposure to mictrogravity can lower physical fitness down by half

And exercise doesn’t fix it.

This is why space armor is becoming more important

Things are getting pretty dicey in outer space.