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Sharks are often thought of as apex predators that silently stalk the seas in oceans in search of prey. Beasts like the great white and tiger shark are particularly frightening and account for most attacks...

Sweat baths or sweat lodges have a long history of use among the cultures that once dominated Mesoamerica. From the Maya to the Aztecs, sweat baths were built for spiritual and health reasons and were...

The annual Orionid meteor shower will peak on Wednesday night. The wondrous event offers UK astronomers and photographers an excellent opportunity to catch one of the highlights of the cosmic calendar. US-based...

Photographers and amateur astronomers alike are about to be treated to a awe-inspiring display of shooting stars, with the annular return of the Orionid meteor shower in the coming days. Weather depending,...

The discovery expands an already impressive collection of coffins discovered at the ancient necropolis of Saqqara in northern Egypt. Khaled El-Enany, Egypt’s Tourism and Antiquities Minister, confirmed...

SpaceX is reportedly on schedule to be ready to launch its revolutionary Starship on an unmanned mission to Mars in 2024, Elon Musk has revealed to the International Mars Society Convention. Speaking with...

A waning Moon has set the scene for a stunning shooting star show this week, as the Orionid meteor shower approaches its peak. This means you can expect an almost inky black sky to provide an almost perfect...

September witnessed only the latest clandestine launch of a secretive spacecraft by China. Coupled with this, the Chinese Space Program will next month blast its robotic Chinese lunar exploration mission,...

The US-based space agency’s Earth Close Approach site has released some incredibly-detailed data about this asteroid. The most amazing of which is the highly-unusual distance with which 2020 TG6...

The Philistines were an ancient people who inhabited the southern coast of what was once known as Canaan. The Philistines occupied the Near East between the 12th century BC until about 604 BC and their...

The bluntnose sixgill is among the most fascinating species of shark due to its uncanny resemblance to prehistoric marine predators. Also known as the Hexanchus griseus or cow shark, this deepwater predator...

It came within 0.05 astronomical units, equivalent to five million miles, from the planet. In 2018 the Tesla Roadster was fired into space by SpaceX’s falcon heavy rocket on its inaugural flight. Sat...

When CERN scientists announced in 2012 the discovery of the Higgs Boson, the so-called God Particle, the world of physics was in a frenzy. Since the 1960s, physicists have theorised the existence of an...

Asteroid 2000 WO107, which is now known to be a whopping 1,640ft (500m) in diameter, will soon hurtle safely past Earth. The asteroid’s closest approach to Earth has now been confirmed to take place...

Mars is tonight a mere 34 million miles away from the planet, meaning it will be easier to spot than ever. And astronomers expect the Red Planet to be all the more pronounced as there are no bright stars...

Experts estimate as many as five shooting stars will be visible in the heavens every hour by Wednesday night. The annual spectacular meteor show takes place when our planet passes through cosmic debris. This...