Britain's latest Antarctic research station is being unveiled 100 years after Capt. Robert Falcon Scott's Antarctic expeditions. Teams worked in freezing conditions to create 'Halley VI', located 10-thousand miles from the United Kingdom.
TheStreet (Sep. 15, 2015) Imagine if anyone could buy a ticket to space? Amazon CEO and Founder Jeff Bezos is on a mission to make that happen. He announced Tuesday that his aerospace company Blue Origin is planning to build ... watch video
AP (July 1, 2016) A Russian cargo space ship briefly undocked from the International Space Station early Friday. It re-docked less than an hour later. The space station was testing a new manual docking system. (July ... watch video
AFP (Dec. 14, 2015) British astronaut Tim Peake, American Tim Kopra and Russian Yuri Malenchenko will blast off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on board a Soyuz rocket for a six-month mission to the ... watch video
AFP (June 18, 2016) A three-man crew, including British astronaut Tim Peake, land in the Kazakh steppe after completing a six-month mission at the International Space Station (ISS).
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AFP (June 21, 2016) British astronaut Tim Peake has landed back on Earth after spending six months on the International Space Station (ISS) and is now looking forward to having some family time -- although his next ... watch video
Aug. 24, 2016 Astrophysicists have proposed a clever new way to shed light on the mystery of dark matter, believed to make up most of the universe. The irony is they want to try to pin down the nature of this ... read more
Aug. 24, 2016 Saturn, with its alluring rings and numerous moons, has long fascinated stargazers and scientists. After an initial flyby of Pioneer 11 in 1979, humanity got a second, much ... read more
Aug. 23, 2016 Extensive systems of fossilized riverbeds have been discovered on an ancient region of the Martian surface, supporting the idea that the now cold and dry Red Planet had a warm and wet climate about 4 ... read more
Aug. 19, 2016 Comet ISON, a bright ball of frozen matter from the earliest days of the universe, was inbound from the Oort Cloud at the edge of the solar system and expected to pierce the ... read more
Aug. 19, 2016 The search for habitable, alien worlds needs to make room for a second 'Goldilocks,' according to a researcher. A new study suggests that simply being in the habitable zone isn't sufficient to ... read more
June 13, 2012 Scientists have published the first continent-wide assessment of the Antarctic's biogeography, and propose that the landmass should be divided into 15 distinct conservation regions to protect ... read more
Nov. 29, 2011 The dominant plants in Antarctica have been affected by modern climate change according to new research. In a handful of coastal Antarctic "oases" void of permanent ice cover, lush moss ... read more