How Engineers detected water on a potentially habitable exoplanet for the first time

4 days ago — Long Read

With more than 4,000 exoplanets – planets orbiting stars other than our sun – discovered so far, it may seem like we are on the cusp of finding out whether...

NASA takes next step to cement humanties place in Space

1 week ago — Quick Read

Concrete has been the key to humanities building techniques for over 5,000 years. Now NASA engineers have brought this ancient tech into space.

Europa: there may be life on Jupiter’s moon and two new missions will pave the way for finding it

3 weeks ago — Deep Dive

It’s brilliant news. In just over a decade, there will be two spacecraft exploring one of the most habitable worlds in the solar system – Jupiter’s moon Europa. That’s thanks...

Engineering Podcasts – To the moon and beyond

2 months ago — Long Read

Marking 50 years since the first moon landing, To the moon and beyond is a five-part podcast series from The Conversation. Through interviews with academic experts around the world –...

5 More Moon-landing innovations that changed life on Earth

2 months ago — Deep Dive

Today is the 50th anniversary of the start of the Moon Landing missions. Apollo 11 was launched by a Saturn V rocket from Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island, Florida,...

What we could discover with NASA’s new Dragonfly mission?

3 months ago — Quick Read

Flying on Saturn’s moon Titan Artist’s impression of the Dragonfly landing. NASA Christian Schroeder, University of Stirling Flying on other worlds is the next leap in the exploration of our...