NASA’s Assistant Director of Science Michelle Thaller shockingly revealed how an unknown matter called “dark energy” could create an event known as the “Big Rip”, sparking the end of the universe.
INCREASING numbers of big employers, including Microsoft and Facebook are recruiting robots to positions within their companies, a new survey has revealed, amid claims artificial intelligence will replace 40 percent of jobs in the next 15 years.
THE ‘RemoveDEBRIS’ satellite launched to protect the Earth from almost 8,000 tonnes of hazardous space junk orbiting the planet at speeds of 30,000 mph has successfully deployed its pioneering, British-built on-board harpoon system for the first time.
NASA has said goodbye to its Mars Opportunity rover nearly 16 years after the robotic explorer blasted from Earth towards Mars – but what was the last message Opportunity beamed to NASA before it was lost to a Martian dust storm?
In November 2016, astronomers watched a young star some 1,500 light-years away from Earth belch out an explosion of plasma and radiation that was roughly 10 billion times more powerful than any flare ever seen leaving Earth’s sun. This sudden stellar eruption may be the most luminous known flare ever released by a young star — and…
“Our wish is to fly this year,” NASA official Thomas Zurbuchen said at the surprise announcement of a new Moon mission overnight. “We want to incentive speed … We want to start taking shots on goal.”
Bones recently found in a Siberian cave have given researchers a new glimpse into the timeline of an extinct human species. The species – known as Denisovans – at one time lived alongside Neanderthals in the same cave, the evidence showed.
Stonehenge is perhaps the most famous rock structure in the world and the mystery surrounding its formation has stumped humanity for generations. Now, a new study suggests that it, along with other rock structures across Europe may have been influenced by prehistoric sailors.
SPACEX is gearing up for one of the biggest human-spaceflight milestones in history as Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster was successfully sent into orbit around the Sun. So where is the Tesla Roadster right now and can you track it?
APOCALYPSE fears have been sparked as a new report reveals insects are hurtling towards extinction, which conservation charity boss Matt Shardlow fears could impact human survival with the food chain diminishing.
ELON Musk defied the odds exactly one year ago when he sent a cherry-red Tesla Roadster into space onboard a Falcon Heavy rocket – but were you aware of this incredible detail hidden in the SpaceX launch?
After initially thinking it looked like a reddish snowman, because of its two components, the icy object known as Ultima Thule has melted into “giant pancake” and “a dented walnut,” NASA said in a statement on Saturday.
Squirrel monkeys don’t see color like people. But inject their eyeballs with a genetically engineered virus, and they suddenly can perceive a new rainbow. The same trick could someday be used on color-blind people.
NASA made history when they successfully put a man on the Moon. But a cabal of conspiracy theorists remain unconvinced. However an aeronautics expert has now shut-down the main Moon landing hoax claims.
NASA is charged with exploring the depths of deep space. But its other role is arguably even more important – monitoring those asteroids with potentially apocalyptic power flying past the planet. So how often do asteroids hit the Earth?