Plans for UK's first moon lander announced at New Scientist Live

A UK-based space start-up is planning to send the smallest rover ever to the moon in…

Plans for UK's first moon rover announced at New Scientist Live

A UK-based space start-up is planning to send the smallest rover ever to the moon in…

How to find the Apollo landing sites and dramatic craters on the moon

The moon’s surface can tell us much about the solar system’s history, and our own. Here’s…

The universe's oldest black holes could also be its most useful

Primordial black holes born in the moments after the big bang could clear up some of…

Born in the big bang: How ancient black holes could save cosmology

Exotic primordial black holes born in the moments after the universe began could be the key…

Maggie Aderin-Pocock on space travel and humanity's future

Space scientist and presenter Maggie Aderin-Pocock sees our future in space, even though it will take…

UK space academy boss Anu Ojha on what finding aliens might mean

Anu Ojha, UK National Space Academy director, on the coolest moons in the solar system, finding…

We've discovered 20 more moons of Saturn – and you can help name them

We have discovered 20 new moons orbiting Saturn, all of them less than 5 kilometres across.…

Microbial life might drift in the atmospheres of failed stars

Brown dwarfs are too large to be planets and too small to be stars, but they…

We can send a probe to interstellar comet Borisov – but not until 2030

Astronomers are racing to learn about only the second interstellar object ever seen. We now know…