NASA's newest space weather research satellite, the Ionospheric Connection Explorer, is on course for a summer 2017 launch after UC Berkeley scientists and their colleagues shipped its four instruments to Utah for testing, ...
A spy. A teacher. A bodyguard. That, in a nutshell, describes the different functions of a nanoparticle invented at the University at Buffalo that can improve therapies for autoimmune diseases, genetic disorders and other ...
Astronomers have made great strides in discovering planets outside of our solar system, termed "exoplanets." In fact, over the past 20 years more than 5,000 exoplanets have been detected beyond the eight planets that call ...
Two-thirds of social housing tenants interviewed for a recent study needed financial help from friends, family and neighbours to make ends meet, often because of benefits cuts.
Britons are much more likely to say they are working class than the average for citizens of industrialised countries around the world, new research shows.
An international team of scientists has developed a way to help locate fossils of long-extinct animals.
Rosetta's comet has been seen changing colour and brightness in front of the ESA orbiter's eyes, as the Sun's heat strips away the older surface to reveal fresher material.
The latest pair of navigation satellites has reached Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana, beginning a new Galileo launch campaign, which will culminate in a launch on 24 May.
Imagine a rocket emerging from Earth's atmosphere. Its nose cone opens and out comes a flying carpet.
Since its launch six months ago, a satellite small enough to fit in an airline passenger's carry-on bag has been tracking aircraft in flight across the entire globe.