Why 'Martian' Tanya Harrison loves everything about the Red Planet

Tanya Harrison has been fascinated by space since she was 5 and now works on rocks…

Fast radio bursts: We're finally decoding messages from deep space

Strange signals from space called fast radio bursts have confused astronomers for years. A new wave…

We’ve spotted a strange asteroid that’s spinning itself to pieces

There’s a new type of asteroid that has a tail like a comet because it’s spinning…

Surprisingly wet asteroid dust could spark a rethink of Earth's water

Samples of space dust from the Hayabusa mission to the asteroid Itokawa are far less dry…

From the archives: How do you get astronauts back from space?

50 years ago, the Apollo missions were gearing up to put a human on the moon…

The race to build a space internet available to anyone, anywhere

Tech billionaires are building a wireless, orbiting internet accessible in even the deepest jungle. The first…

LIGO may have just spotted a black hole devouring a neutron star

In a cosmic clash of the titans, we may have just spotted a black hole eat…

First exomoon might not actually exist as astronomers reach stalemate

What appeared to be the first moon ever discovered around planet circling another star may not…

Battle of the exomoon: Astronomers can't agree on controversial find

What appeared to be the first moon ever discovered around a planet circling another star may…

Wonky black hole spotted rapidly eating a doughnut made from a star

Black holes normally emit jets of material from their poles, but astronomers have spotted one with…