THE US military and SpaceX could join forces to modernise the army’s repertoire and improve its space technology.
An eagle-eyed archaeologist has used a freely available online map to locate 27 Maya ceremonial sites in Mexico.
A BLACK HOLE expert has built a calculator capable of computing the fate of astronomical bodies sucked into these collapsed stars.
EARTHQUAKES could one day become extinct following a groundbreaking project using injected microbes to stabilise soil.
A SOLAR ORBITER built in the UK will study the Sun up-close and in “mind-boggling” detail, a scientist involved in the project has told Express.co.uk.
Researchers have discovered the wreck of the Japanese aircraft carrier Kaga 77 years after it was sunk by U.S. forces during World War II’s Battle of Midway.
ANTARCTICA researchers got a shock when they made a “surprising discovery” after drilling 2,400 feet below the Ross Ice Shelf in 2015.
THREE asteroids making “close approaches” to Earth will swing by tomorrow at breakneck speeds, space agency NASA has confirmed.
NASA’S Hubble Space Telescope took this colourful portrait of a dying star 1,400 light-years from Earth, likening the image to a work of “psychedelic art”.
President Donald Trump called NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir during their historic first all-female spacewalk Friday.
ORIONIDS 2019, the annual meteor shower in October, peaks in intensity next week – but where is the best place to watch the meteor shower?
Archaeologists have discovered the lost city of Mahendraparvata deep in the Cambodian jungle.
NASA has congratulated astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir on their milestone in spaceflight history – the first all-female spacewalk on the International Space Station .
MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (AP) — Deep-sea explorers scouring the world’s oceans for sunken World War II ships are focusing on debris fields deep in the Pacific, in an area where one of the most decisive battles of the time took place.
NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir are in the middle of the first-ever all-female spacewalk on the International Space Station .
A baby aye-aye, also known as a long-fingered lemur, has been born at the Duke Lemur Centre (DLC) in North Carolina, SWNS reports.
CALIFORNIA is one of the most earthquake-prone states in the USA, with thousands of earthquakes every year, and within it the potential for a ‘Big One’. Is California on the brink of the Big One and could it occur in 2020?
NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir have made history with the first all-female spacewalk.
What shocked onlookers is that the massive mammal landed on top of the crocodile, flattening the reptile in the process.
EARTHQUAKES can be caused by powerful storms over the ocean, researchers have found.
A newly published study notes that the Milky Way stole several dwarf galaxies from the neighboring galaxy, Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), including the Carina and Fornax, because of an ongoing merger between the two.
FORMER NASA astronaut Jerry Linenger was left stunned by a number of anomalies he spotted during his time on the Space Station, he revealed during an interview last year.
A MAJOR disease outbreak striking unexpectedly and killing million is “not a case of if, but when”.
A SCIENTIST has warned that an asteroid striking the Atlantic Ocean could “wreak havoc” by sending huge ripples of waves “devastating surrounding coastal regions” and “affecting millions of people” during a book on one of the biggest threats in the cosmos.
NASA researchers have successfully grown crops in lunar regolith, in a significant boost for colonising the Moon and Mars.
Somewhere in the galaxy, a white dwarf star suddenly started shining brightly. And now we understand the violent cataclysm that caused it: the star’s gravitational field tore the asteroid to bits, scattering its metallic bits in a shiny halo around the star.
THREE earthquakes have rocked California in the space of a few short hours, with the Golden State on high alert for the much-feared ‘Big One’.
EARTHQUAKE analysis of this summer’s Ridgecrest events by NASA and the US Geological Survey suggests quakes can occur in a more complex fashion than commonly assumed.
THE Big One could be around the corner, the Governor of California has warned as he told the state’s residents to be on earthquake alert.
DARK MATTER is responsible for spiral galaxies spinning at speeds “extreme by many measures”, data by US space agency NASA has revealed.
NEW documents from SpaceX reveal how the interstellar company plan to colonise spatial territory with some 40,000 satellites.
ORIONIDS 2019, the annual meteor shower, will spectacularly intensify next week – but when is the Orionid meteor shower this year?
ASTRONOMERS have discovered sources of young ice on the lunar South Pole, hinting at a new source of water on the Moon.
SPACEX founder Elon Musk wants to expand his network of internet-beaming Starlink satellites by an additional 30,000 units.
NASA astronaut Christina Koch snapped these breathtaking pictures of the International Space Station from 250 miles up in space.
NASA’S first all-female spacewalk is scheduled for tomorrow and will be broadcast live over the internet. Watch the historic spacewalk live online here.
ASTEROID trackers have detected five space rocks flying towards Earth at breakneck speeds, space agency NASA has confirmed.
NASA footage has emerged showing the dramatic moment a meteor crashed into the Earth’s atmosphere, causing a fiery explosion.
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured the best pictures yet of the Solar System’s newest interstellar visitor Comet 2I/Borisov.
NUCLEAR fallout is still being discovered in Antarctica some 70 years after atomic bombs were tested in the Pacific, and researchers warn it could last for hundreds of thousands of years.
A YELLOWSTONE volcano researcher claimed NASA’s plan to drill into the supervolcano in attempt to cool it down won’t work, and it could even “cause it to explode”.
A MAJOR earthquake in California could rupture gas lines across the state and lead to sheer devastation, a politician has warned.
VIRGIN GALACTIC will launch the first extraterrestrial tourists into sub-orbit in stylish space suits.
NASA has released a stunning Cassini satellite photograph revealing five moons orbiting ringed planet Saturn.
EARTH is dying as a result of human activity, according to a space law expert who thinks we should “abandon the sinking ship” for a better life in space.
A FORMER NASA scientist says he is “convinced” that life was found on Mars in 1970 when the space agency sent a rover there.
THE United States Geological Survey has warned an even stronger earthquake could follow the tremor which rocked California on Monday evening.
HUMANS will have to overcome many challenges before we can permanently move to space, according to a panel of NASA scientists, physicians and astronauts.
A CONCRETE dome filled with nuclear waste could be leaking into the ocean, with experts urging the US government to act urgently as humans “cannot wait”.
STEPHEN HAWKING declared “a supermassive black is a time machine” and explained how a space agency like NASA could use the phenomenon to fast-forward the clocks.
ALIEN life could exist on a planet orbiting a black hole, a NASA scientist has claimed.
A MASSIVE earthquake has been felt on the Philippines second largest island, with one local describing it as the “strongest I ever felt.”
NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON outlined the only was NASA would put humans on Mars in under a year during a conversation with Larry King in 2017.
ASTEROID trackers at US-based space agency NASA are revealed how two “city-killer” space rocks are travelling towards Earth.
NASA has unveiled its new space suits which will be used to take men and the first women to the Moon and then on to Mars.
ANTARCTICA letters discovered that date back more than 100 years reveal how Captain Scott was enraged after making a shocking find over the reporting of his exploration.
ELON MUSK and Jeff Bezos are the Thomas Edisons of the 21st century, according to Canadian astronaut Bob Thirsk.
NASA and the US Geological Survey have collaborated to produce incredible aerial infrared photographs of the Earth.
An extreme snowfall event last year in northeast Greenland resulted in a major reproductive failure, scientists claim.
A FERN called Pete has taken the world’s first plant-powered selfies, scientists say. Every 20 seconds, the maidenhair fern snaps images of its stems and leaves as part of a trial that could revolutionise conservation in the wild.
A wildlife volunteer at a Kansas zoo was able to save a fragile Monarch butterfly by performing a wing transplant.
A PIONEERING project to build a solar-powered craft capable of travelling at one-fifth the speed of light could enable mankind to become a spacefaring species, astronomer Avi Loeb has predicted.
NASA has posted a stunning image of a blue “fireball meteor” and a rare look at Jupiter with the naked eye, thanks to the work of a quick-thinking photographer.
Not quite the catfish he was expecting.
Comet 2I/Borisov, the second-ever discovered interstellar object, has a familiar look to it, similar to the other comets that are common throughout our solar system, according to a new study. This discovery makes the first interstellar object, Oumuamua, all the more mysterious.
STANDING at the edge of the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way galaxy would cause one minute to turn into 700 years, a scientist has revealed.
TIME is travelling faster for tall people compared to shorter people because of the gravitational pull on Earth, a scientist has said.
FORMER NASA employee Mike Massimino revealed during a podcast the shocking odds of “total destruction” that were given to him before he went into space.
AN ASTEROID is “100 percent” sure to strike our planet without warning, a space expert has told Express.co.uk, urging humanity to evacuate the planet before disaster strikes.
ELON MUSK admitted making a “pretty big mistake” using Artificial Intelligence instead of human workers at Tesla, which caused a “tragedy of errors” for the company during an interview last year.
CALIFORNIA was rocked by a strong earthquake last night, with one expert saying the current situation in the Golden State could act as a teaser for the aftermath of the much-feared ‘Big One’.
FEARS California could be hit by the ‘Big One’ have grown after last night’s earthquake, with one expert warning it could be a “foreshock”.
NASA has investigated the issues around finding alien life on exoplanets orbiting black holes, the US-based space agency has revealed.
HUMPBACK WHALES have been spotted blowing bubbles to trap fish in an extraordinary video.
ARTIFICIAL GRAVITY will help humanity become a spacefaring civilisation and there is an ethical responsibility to do it right, a panel of space experts has argued.
NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON admitted to Larry King in 2017 just how little the US space agency knows about “cosmos phenomena” in the universe, admitting they are “stumped”.
NASA has released a stunning new video illustrating the awe-inspiring aftermath of a supernova explosion.
A BIZARRE object from outside our solar system is on a close encounter with Earth, scientists have claimed.
A MYSTERIOUS supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy is spitting high energy particles after being fed by an object that has never been seen before.
THE brain is a complex organ, and can be made up of up to 100 billion neurons. So what are the differences between the left and right sides of the brain?
INTELLIGENT life exists in the Milky Way and mankind can make contact with other civilisations within a matter of decades, theoretical physicist vie Loeb has predicted.
MARS once had the right conditions for life to thrive, before changes to its climate stripped it of most of its water, physicist Professor Javier Martin-Torres has said.
IF you were to ever fall into a black hole, you would be imprinted on the outer edge for eternity, a scientist has said.
TIM PEAKE has warned Britain faces political turmoil in its science and academia sectors post-Brexit.
STUNNING video footage has emerged showing a fireball exploding over China, briefly turning night to day as what appears to be a space rock hitting the atmosphere lit up the skies over Songyuan in the province of Jilin in northeast China.
THE mysterious interstellar object known as Oumuamua may be an alien probe passing through our solar system, offering definitive proof of intelligent extraterrestrial life, theoretical physicist Avi Loeb has said.
A BLACK hole has been seen in the Milky Way flickering so violently that each millisecond it emits the energy comparable to 100 Suns, scientists have revealed.
RIVERS beneath the Antarctic are warming it from the inside and causing ice shelves to melt more quickly than anticipated.
YELLOWSTONE volcano scientist Mike Poland revealed during his monthly update that Steamboat Geyser “shattered the record” for eruptions set last year, and a number of them were “major”.
ASTEROID astronomers believe they have discovered evidence that the disintegration of an ancient alien space rock seeded life on Earth.
NASA engineer David Burns has proposed a novel solution to the next-generation space accelerator dubbed the “helical engine” – capable of potentially propelling craft “close to light speed”.
NASA has photographed this incredible image of a cosmic “jewel box” illuminating a part of the Milky Way galaxy.
ASTEROID Apophis was ranked at four out of 10 on the Torino Impact Hazard Scale, causing serious consternation amongst close approach experts.
AN ASTEROID “30,000 times bigger than the dinosaurs-killer” collided 470million years ago and may have led to an increase in new species, according to new evidence.
FULL MOON aficionados are about to enjoy the Hunter’s Moon tonight. So how did the tenth Full Moon earn its unusual name and when will the next named one arrive?
ASTEROID authorities have discovered a rogue space rock which really could one day collide with Earth, the European Space Agency has announced. Although a direct strike is highly unlikely, when could this possibility happen and how big is the barrelling asteroid?
FULL MOON enthusiasts can receive their monthly fix tonight when the Hunter’s Moon will appear in the night skies. So how long does a Full Moon last?
FULL MOON fans are in for a treat tonight when the October Hunter’s Moon will appear on Sunday night. Here is everything you need to know about this month’s Full Hunter’s Moon.
ASTEROID experts have produced a terrifying simulation showing the apocalyptic consequences of the colossal space rock Ceres colliding with Earth.
A NASA scientist has explained where he believes alien life could be on Mars and has claimed NASA has a plan to investigate further.