The launch is a point of success for Russia's challenged space industry.
The influential mathematician and scientist was also a prominent figure in the British suffrage movement and a staunch advocate for women's work to receive due credit.
Elon Musk's private space exploration company has set an ambitious timeline for reaching Mars.
New Boeing spaceflight simulators are allowing NASA astronauts to run through every aspect of trips to the International Space Station ahead of planned 2017 launches.
A well-preserved skull and several vertebrae of a newly discovered sauropod could provide scientist with more information on the creature's life and relation to other dinosaurs of its time.
Scientists have developed a new technique that could help spot smaller details on the surface of Mars.
The European Space Agency's Sentinel-1B joins its twin, Sentinel 1-A, in orbit around the Earth. Together, the satellites will create a full map of the entire Earth every six days.
Researchers look through a 'shark-eye' camera to understand biofluorescence.
In an interview, the famed Dutch biologist discusses themes of animal cognition, empathy, and morality – subjects he explores in his newest book, "Are We Smart Enough To Know How Smart Animals Are?"
They're cute, charming, and quirky, and in some parts of the world, the birds are getting the love they deserve.
NASA's telescope recently set itself in emergency mode, the first time it did so in its seven-year career. But it is now recovered and hunting for life outside our solar system.