INTERNATIONAL Space Station Commander Luca Parmitano will carry out his most challenging spacewalk to date, as he leaves the safety of the ISS tomorrow to repair a failing science instrument. Find out how to watch the ISS spacewalk live online.
SPACEX has successfully completed its Crew Dragon engine tests for NASA, placing Elon Musk one step closer towards flying US astronauts into space.
The fossils of a bird that lived 120 million years ago, during the age of dinosaurs, have been discovered in Japan.
NASA’S Apollo 12 astronauts took this beautiful picture of a solar eclipse on their journey to the Moon, 50 years ago.
A MAJOR California earthquake “will” strike and residents of the US west coast must prepare immediately, an expert has warned.
The legendary Bigfoot has long been thought of as the “missing link” between apes and humans. In a stunning discovery, scientists have unearthed new evidence of the so-called “original Bigfoot,” a 10-foot tall ape that lived nearly 2 million years ago.
FREEZING weather across the south of the US and southern Europe will become more common in the future as the jet stream becomes wavier and the polar vortex weakens due to climate change, researchers have warned.
HUMANITY would struggle to survive a supervolcano eruption, and there is little we can do but sit back and accept our fate, one expert has warned.
NASA may have already found the mysterious and elusive Planet Nine – but the space agency does not know it yet, according to a new study.
Unearthly greens and yellows color the scorching-hot landscape surrounding the Dallol volcano in northern Ethiopia. This alien-like world is filled with hydrothermal pools that are some of the most extreme environments on the planet — and some of them seem to be completely devoid of life, according to a new study.
A HUGE asteroid bigger than the Shard skyscraper is set to roar past Earth on Boxing Day, and NASA has warned that it is “potentially hazardous”.
A former Michigan lawmaker Wednesday took a “one-in-a-million” photo of a rare three-antler deer in the state’s Upper Peninsula.
ELON MUSK has warned untethered artificial intelligence poses a great risk to the public, urging governments to step in and determine the safety of AI technology.
ANTARCTICA researcher captured footage of a “strange creature” below the ice during the filming of a new BBC show in what is a breakthrough in understanding the diversity of these baron waters.
NASA has found that astronauts would risk their blood flowing in reverse on long haul missions, putting human trips to Mars at danger.
A new report from over 100 experts paints a devastating picture of how climate change is already imperiling human health.
The federal agency plans to adopt a long-sought regulation that would let it ignore large swaths of environmental science in its rulemaking.
NASA’S Apollo 11 marked the first manned landing on the Moon but the astronauts of Apollo 12 proved their mettle five months later and even outclassed their Apollo 11 colleagues in one significant achievement, an astronomer told Express.co.uk.
ELON MUSK has revealed the reasons why he thinks humans are not the only intelligent species to have evolved but the SpaceX chief’s incredible admission came with a dire warning for humanity.
NASA scientists aim to dig up proof of “ancient microbial life” on Mars with the aid of NASA’s Mars 2020 rover mission.
A treasure trove of fossils that includes dinosaur bones, bird feathers and the first presence of feathered dinosaurs beyond the southern polar circle has been discovered in Australia.
A photographer in Guatemala captured the stunning moment a bolt of lightning hit a volcano as it was erupting.
An extremely rare half-dollar coin from 1838, now valued at as much as $500,000, is set for auction this week.
A MAJOR earthquake “will” strike the northwest of the US and when it does it will be catastrophic, one expert has warned.
After climate change melts the Arctic Ocean’s year-round ice cover, only the region’s oldest, thickest ice will remain … or will it? A new study offers a dire warning that even this ice is at risk.
Initially expected to sell for approximately $100,000, a rare Chinese vase that made for the 18th-century Qianlong Emperor has sold for $487,000.
NASA has renamed the most distant object ever explored, the mysterious Ultima Thule, after controversy arose that its name was linked to the Nazi party.
SCIENTISTS have been left stunned after artificial intelligence was able to predict a person’s chances of death within the next year just by looking at heart test results – even when doctors considered the results unspectacular.
A FULL MOON, the so-called Beaver Moon, lit up the night skies this week with its eerie glow – but when was the Beaver Moon and what is the meaning behind its name?
Four months after the stunning announcement that NASA’s Curiosity rover detected an “unusually high” level of methane on Mars, the government space agency said that oxygen “behaves in a way that so far scientists cannot explain” on the Red Planet.
Genius is a myth, the former MythBusters cohost believes. You get smarter by investing time and energy in something you love.
ELON Musk and his Starlink project could ruin the night sky for astronomers and make astronomy “impossible”, experts have warned.
A SCIENTIST claimed parents-to-be will soon be able to select their baby’s sex, as well as eye and hair colour in just a matter of years, thanks to technological advances.
NASA has released a stunning video of Mercury in transit as the small planet passes in front of the Sun.
A tiny species that looks part-deer, part-mouse was missing for nearly 30 years. Scientists just found it.
A tiny creature that looks part-deer, part-mouse hadn’t been seen in nearly 30 years. Now, with a series of camera traps, researchers have caught the silver-backed chevrotain, also called the Vietnam mouse-deer, meandering about its tree-filled home.
THE WORLD’S first space hotel could be up an running as early as 2027, allowing you to take a vacation in Earth’s orbit.
A bright blue flash that streaked through the sky over St. Louis, Mo., Monday evening was an approximately 220-pound chunk of rock that broke off an asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter before it entered Earth’s atmosphere, Bill Cooke, of the NASA Meteoroid Environments Office in Alabama, said Tuesday, according to a report.
NASA’s curiosity Rover has once again returned some mysterious results from Mars’ surface.
NASA’S meteor trackers have confirmed a large space rock struck the skies over St Louis in Missouri, spectacularly lighting up the night skies.
NASA’S asteroid trackers predict a colossal asteroid as tall as the London Eye has a slim chance of hitting Earth in less than three years.
A mysterious medieval shipwreck has been discovered in the depths of Russia’s Volga River.
NASA astronauts on the International Space Station shared these incredible portraits of our planet from more than 250 miles up in space.
NASA’S Hubble Space Telescope snapped this stark reminder of what will happen to our Sun in the very last moments of its life.
A SCIENTIST claiming to have found “speculative” evidence of mushrooms growing on Venus has astonishingly proposed alien life could also be lurking on Mars.
XINING, China (AP) — There’s a building boom on the Tibetan plateau, one of the world’s last remote places. Mountains long crowned by garlands of fluttering prayer flags — a traditional landscape blessing — are newly topped with sprawling steel power lines. At night, the illuminated signs of Sinopec gas stations cast a red glow…
The world’s oldest carnivorous dinosaur, known as Gnathovorax cabreirai, has been discovered in southern Brazil, according to a new study.
FULL MOONS are said to have an effect on humans by heightening feelings of unease and inspiring acts of so-called lunar lunacy – but does the Full Moon really have any influence on human behaviour?
A grim-looking 200-year-old set of false teeth that were dug up in a U.K. field will be auctioned later this month.
The more scientists learn about the slumbering brain, the more they realize how vital sleep actually is. Now some researchers hope to develop it into a form of medicine.
There’s a hole in the story of how our universe came to be. First, the universe inflated rapidly, like a balloon. Then, everything went boom.
Chimps are killing people in Uganda: ‘It broke off the arm… opened the stomach and removed the kidneys’
Chimpanzees are attacking people in Uganda, part of a disturbing trend going on in the country that has led to crop loss and even death.
A FULLY illuminated Beaver Moon marks the halfway point of the monthly lunar cycle – but is it a Full Moon tonight here in the UK?
CHINA is hoping to create its own Yellowstone National Park system on top of the Tibetan plateau as the country looks to preserve some of its wilderness after an economic boom over the past few decades.
A camera has captured the incredible moment when a meteor lit up the sky over the iconic Gateway Arch in St. Louis.
SCIENTISTS have been left stunned after finding galaxies millions of light-years away from each other rotating in the same direction and at the same speed, suggesting they are connected in some way.
Don’t trust your eyes—the water’s not moving the way you think it is.
Venus is likely too hot to support life, with a toxic atmosphere and temperatures approaching 900 degrees, but that isn’t stopping NASA from exploring it.
NASA has a plan to attach a “blow-up hotel” to the International Space Station in 2021, in what could be a huge boost for cosmic tourism, a documentary claimed.
Mercury had a rare celestial occurrence Monday, as stargazers saw the planet — as a small black dot — pass between the sun and Earth.
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A veteran analyst explains the work of gathering fingerprints that can link a suspect to a crime—even after it rains.
A U.S. World War II fighter plane that crashed off the coast of North Wales and occasionally appears from the sands has received protected status, officials announced Monday.
Fish larvae off the coast of Hawaii are mistaking tiny pieces of plastic for prey, an alarming finding with big implications for the oceanic food web.
And what Alphabet’s moonshot factory, X, is going after next.
Neural networks are demonstrating profound leaps in their abilities when they’re tasked with open exploration instead of a narrowly focused goal.
The timing of the walrus’s disappearance suggests the Vikings, and their ivory trade, had something to do with it.
The UC Berkeley professor talks about using algorithms to make it safer for robots and people to cross paths.
can lab grown meat and plant-based meat alternatives fight climate change?
At the WIRED25 festival in San Francisco, three *Juliana v. United States* plaintiffs talk about suing the government to force it to save us from climate doom.
Single-purpose quantum computers are helping physicists build simulations of nature’s greatest hits and observe them up close.