#Space

Nobel Prize in Physics – How was first exoplanet around a sun-like star discovered?

2 months ago — Quick Read

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for “contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth’s place in the cosmos”. Half the prize went to...

What neuroscientists are learning about our brains in space by launching themselves into zero gravity flight

3 months ago — Deep Dive

More than 500 people have travelled into space to date and, while we know a little about how life without gravity affects our physical health, we know almost nothing about...

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

3 months 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...

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

4 months 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...

Romanian Engineer Creates Flying Saucer

4 months ago — Long Read

A Romanian engineer has created a working flying saucer. Seriously. Razvan Sabie, inventor of the ADIFO (All-DIrectional Flying Object) says his flying machine is designed "to change the actual paradigm...

A recycling station could be cleaning up in Earth orbit by 2050

5 months ago — Deep Dive

Space junk: a recycling station could be cleaning up in Earth orbit by 2050 There are about 22,000 large objects orbiting the Earth, including working and broken satellites and bits...