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The Elon Musk-owned SpaceX successfully blasted another batch of 60 Starlink satellites into near-Earth orbit on Monday, February 17. However, SpaceX missed a milestone rocket landing on what was the company’s...

Until recently, astronomers were not even sure if intermediate dormant types of black holes even existed. Scientists examining the gasses in the Milky Way’s middle have concluded the clouds are orbiting...

Professor Gunkel argued the “actual legal standing” of robots has “not been decided”, but added this is likely to become a big issue in the next few decades. The academic added...

Japan’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft made history in April last year after firing a bomb at Asteroid Ryugu, in an ambitious attempt to collect a sample of the space rock. But a much more violent asteroid...

The groundbreaking discovery will open the doors to a new world of particle physics by outperforming facilities like the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN in Geneva. Until now, colliders like the LHC...

Beams of muon particles racing around a super-cooled track promise to outperform the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in CERN, Geneva, by an order of 10. But the subatomic particles are incredibly hard to handle,...

According to the space agency, as reported by Interesting Engineering, there is a 0.000001 percentage chance of such a large asteroid hitting Earth each year. NASA searches for asteroids that could pose...

Gravitational wave echoes suggest a black hole’s event horizon may be more extreme than thought. University of Waterloo research reports the first tentative detection of these echoes is caused by...

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has revealed the world is just 100 seconds from midnight. The clock is now symbolically closer to humanity’s final hour than it has ever been since 1947. Professor...

This Sunday witnessed a SpaceX Crew Dragon launch for a high-altitude test of its launch escape system. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk described the in-flight abort test flight as “picture perfect”. The...

The Doomsday Clock will revise its apocalyptic forecast for 2020 tomorrow on Thursday, January 23 at 3pm GMT (10pm EST).  The symbolic clock’s new “time” will be revealed during...

The planet’s oceans hit record high temperatures in 2019 as the rate of climate change speeds up. Analysts have calculated the rate of heat introduced to the world’s waters over the last 25...

Our planet is not alone among worlds where the clock is ticking on its inevitable demise. Earth could collide with another planet, be sucked inside a black hole, or face annihilation by asteroids. However,...

The night sky’s most intense meteor shower will peak this Friday evening and Saturday morning. The Quadrantids Meteor Shower will peak tomorrow night, providing fireball enthusiasts with their first...

The robotic rover is set to embark on a journey in search of evidence of past life and lay the groundwork for the space agency’s mission to send humans in the future. On Friday NASA showed off the...

In total $35.6million (£27.22million) has been provided for the new project, called the Near Earth Object Surveillance Mission. The plan is to launch a new space satellite, complete with infrared...