Shuttle Discovery astronauts make the first of two spacewalks this week for maintenance on the exterior of the International Space Station.
A meteorite found in Antarctica could lend weight to the argument that life on Earth was aided by an extraterrestrial import.
The botanical question surrounding the daffodil’s trumpet may have been solved by Oxford scientists.
An American astronaut has become the 200th person to walk in space during Discovery’s final mission to the International Space Station.
W czwartek 24 lutego do swojego ostatniego lotu w kosmos wystartował wahadłowiec Discovery. NASA chce zakończyć program wahadłowców i planuje jeszcze tylko dwa ich starty.
Trwa międzynarodowa akcja obserwacyjna skierowana do uczniów i miłośników astronomii. Jej uczestnicy tworzą wspólnie ogólnoświatową bazę z danymi na temat zanieczyszczenia nieba sztucznym światłem. Wyniki można zgłaszać do 6 marca.
Shuttle Discovery astronauts are making the first of two spacewalks this week to carry out maintenance tasks on the exterior of the International Space Station (ISS).
Oetzi the Iceman goes on show as a model in the Italian Alps, where he died from an arrow wound some 5,300 years ago.
Shuttle Discovery astronauts are about to make the first of two spacewalks this week to carry out maintenance tasks on the exterior of the International Space Station.
Engineers turn to frog salvation
An international team of researchers table a range of engineering ideas that could help protect amphibians from future climate change.
Pollution and the scramble for resources could choke China’s economic growth, its environment minister warns.
Researchers working at the Large Hadron Collider have said they expect to discover the Higgs boson particle by the end of 2012.
Health experts are investigating the safety of fish pedicures after concerns that this latest beauty craze could spread infections.
The BBC’s The Sky At Night programme was first broadcast on 24th April 1957 – making Sir Patrick Moore the longest-running presenter of the same television show in the world.
The crew of the space shuttle Discovery which is due to be retired at the end of its current mission, have paid tribute to what they call ‚the most capable vehicle that has ever flown in space’.
A large solar flare has been captured by NASA’s Solar Dynamic Observatory.
The world’s largest cat is down to an effective wild population of 14 individuals, a genetic study has found.
The European Space Agency (Esa) selects four new mission concepts to compete for a launch opportunity at the start of the 2020s.
The US space shuttle Discovery docks at the International Space Station for the last time.
Russia launches one of the final satellites for a global navigation system intended to rival the Americans’ GPS, after recent attempts failed.
The birth of two rare Asiatic lions has been caught on CCTV.