#Space

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

9 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

9 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

9 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

10 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

10 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...

Engineering Podcasts – To the moon and beyond

11 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 –...