#Space

NASA successfully deploys the James Webb Telescope’s HUGE mirror

1 day ago — Quick Read

The successor to Hubble - NASA's James Webb Space Telescope - has been successfully tested for the very first time.

Did Earth’s just get a new ‘moon’?

1 month ago — Quick Read

Earth's got a new 'moon' – here's what to expect The Earth currently has two moons - but they won’t look like this in the sky. Author provided The Minor...

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

6 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

7 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

7 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

7 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...