Google Doodle celebrates the 340th anniversary of early experiment to estimate the speed of light
Soyuz rocket was carrying two and a half tonnes of food and supplies when it blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan
Sir Richard Branson wants to bring back supersonic travel. Thirteen years since Concorde ended operations, the Virgin tycoon has revealed the prototype design for a new generation of supersonic business jets developed by the Branson-backed startup company Boom, based in Denver. The firm claims its planes will allow “affordable” journeys from London to New York in just three-and-a-half hours for approximately $5,000 (£4,000) return, the same as current business class tickets.
The image is just the result of an error on the spacecraft that took the pictures
Using terrestrial forensic science to track criminals in space will be much harder than it looks
Nasa has called the rare lunar event ‘undeniably beautiful’
Get out of the city, away from other lights, and look at the moon as it approaches the horizon
'Europa’s ocean is considered to be one of the most promising places that could potentially harbor life in the solar system'
The company had announced that the Hubble Space Telescope had captured ‘surprising evidence of activity’ on Europa – which made many think that aliens might have been found
The moon is one of the best candidate's for finding life in our own solar system
The furore erupted over an old post designed for children on Nasa’s website
‘This is our first opportunity to really take a close-up look at the king of our solar system,’ says a leading investigator
The secret planet has been the focus of much discussion about then it’s going to arrive and wipe us all out – the only problem is that it’s entirely untrue
Astronauts complete six-hour spacewalk to attach the new docking system
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