An interstellar object called 'Oumuamua has confounded astronomers ever since it passed through our solar system in October of last year.
Astronauts in space suffer from persistently elevated body temperature, which can reach up to 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius) when they exercise, a new study has found.
While it looks like an asteroid, the first interstellar object spotted passing through the solar system, called 'Oumuamua, may be more like a comet in disguise.
A new study makes the bold claim that dark matter might not need to exist to explain strange observations in the universe; but scientists aren't convinced that the study holds water.
Did the universe begin with the Big Bang, or has it been expanding and contracting infinitely? A new study uses black hole physics to argue for the latter.
The European Space Agency has launched the most advanced air pollution monitoring satellite ever built, to map the global distribution of dangerous air pollutants in unprecedented resolution.
A thruster being developed for a future crewed mission to Mars broke several records during a recent testing campaign.
The final resting place of the SMART-1 spacecraft has been found, 11 years after the probe's handlers brought it down on the lunar surface.
Lung tissue samples grown on the International Space Station, which have just arrived back on Earth, could help researchers understand how space travel affects breathing.
For the first time, scientists have proven a phenomenon, called coherent scattering, experimentally with the world's smallest neutrino detector.
An astronaut wandering the moon next year could be able to use a smartphone to call home. A German startup is preparing to set up the first telecommunication infrastructure on the lunar surface.
Testing the resilience of moon rovers on realistic lunar soil could soon be easier than ever, using a new manufacturing technology.
A tiny satellite that reached orbit last week will make history when it comes back down to Earth later this summer.
A team of engineers and scientists may have just found a way for astronauts to enjoy fresh bread in space.
Just three years from now, a fleet of small, robotic spacecraft could be cruising the space around Earth repairing and moving satellites, under the plans of a United Kingdom-based startup.
A 3D-printer that could re-create itself from lunar material is in development at a university in Canada.
Space.com asked the cast of Ridley Scott's new sci-fi horror film "Alien: Covenant" how they prepared for roles in which they have to put themselves in the shoes of superhumans in distress.
Moon explorers could one day build their houses from bricks made out of lunar soil, or regolith, using just the energy of the sun, according to a new experiment by the European Space Agency (ESA).
In real life, the actors who star in "Alien: Covenant" — Ridley Scott's new installment in the "Alien" film saga — don't seem all that excited about venturing into the final frontier.