Scientists recently discovered a Jurassic insect that looked and acted like a butterfly, but is actually only distantly related to the modern winged creatures.
Astronomers measuring a disc of gas and dust around a young star found that the disc is close to absolute zero, which might allow large planets to form lose to their parent star.
NASA's Cape Canaveral space center is gearing up for a year full of launches.
Scientists know a lot about the sun, but the forces behind the star's magnetic field remain a mystery.
Two cosmonauts conducted a spacewalk to continue experiments on the International Space Station and launched a flash drive overboard as part of a patriotic ceremony.
Luxembourg announced plans to launch a space mining industry, quite a mighty feat for the small European country.
Fresh analysis of data from the New Horizons spacecraft's July flyby of Pluto reveals much more water ice than previously thought.