Space

The Tarantula Nebula is found on the edge of the Milky Way galaxy, 159,800 light years away from Earth. The mesmeric region of space has long been of interest to scientists, as it contains true celestial...

Despite centuries of debate as to what alien-linked unidentified flying objects actually are, there is no evidence to suggest extraterrestrials have visited Earth. However, there have still been high profile...

An asteroid which has yet to be sighted by the likes of NASA could surprise scientists and come colliding into our planet, according to an expert. NASA has made great strides in discovering near-Earth...

The concept of time is simply an illusion made up of human memories, everything that has ever been and ever will be is happening RIGHT NOW. That is the theory according to a group of esteemed physicists...

Communication satellites, GPS and space telescope observatories all occupy a region of space that is becoming increasingly littered. Thousands of dead and defunct satellites are currently circling the...

The SpaceX launch will bolster Elon Musk’s growing constellation of internet-beaming Starlink satellites. The South African billionaire and rocket mogul dreams of providing the planet with broadband...

The NASA astronaut is one of the six people who call the International Space Station (ISS) home. Dr Meir was joined this month by fellow astronaut Christina Koch for a critical upgrade of the space station’s...

Starlink is SpaceX’s satellite broadband project that will eventually see tens of thousands of satellites orbiting the Earth to deliver the internet to every corner of the globe. Just 180 of the...

The Sun, from Earth’s perspective, travels through 12 different constellations a year, which is where star signs come from. In astrology, each of the signs of the zodiac are split into 30 degree...

SpaceX is undoubtedly leading the charge in terms of the commercial space industry, helping the likes of NASA ferry astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) while also aiming to usher in a new...

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...

The Curiosity Rover has been on the Red Planet for more than seven years now, but it recently gave NASA a scare when the car-sized machine glitched and froze on Mars. NASA said the temporary freeze, with...

Hundreds of eyewitnesses across the Canadian city reported seeing the bright fireball streaking across the sky on January 22. Thankfully, a network of cameras from the Desert Fireball Network (DFN) captured...

Human beings could live on the moon in bases built in huge natural tunnels below the surface, scientists have claimed. The tunnels – known as lava tubes – were created by ancient volcanic eruptions. They...

More than 100 tonnes of orbital debris slams into the planet every single day without the world ever realising. These are small space rocks and sand-sized particles that drift towards Earth before safely...

Betelgeuse has hit the headlines in recent weeks as astronomers noticed that it was gradually dimming. Researchers have been monitoring the star for years, but in the past few months, it has begun dimming...