Space exploration commands big budget and potentially few obvious benefits to the average person. So why do we still invest in it?
In his successful fight against lead gasoline, Clair Patterson showed us how scientists can become an essential element in the defence of our rights and wellbeing.
Scientists have found new chemistry that could hint at the origins of Life on Earth, and in turn, our ancestry.
In this festive feature, Artur Donaldson takes a look at the role of the winter solstice in numerous cultural customs and celebrations at this time of year.
A new theory explaining the birth of the Moon could help complete our understanding.
Where is the best place to find living life beyond Earth? It may be that the small, ice-covered moons of Jupiter and Saturn harbor some of the most habitable real estate in our Solar System. Life loves liquid water and these moons have lots of it! Kevin Hand will explain the science behind why we think we know […]
We are of Earth. Our bodies have evolved to work on this planet – not on the Moon, not on Mars and certainly not in conditions of weightlessness. So it is remarkable that over only a few decades of spaceflight we have learned how to combat the problems of survival in space. We use special equipment, […]