The Hubble Extreme Deep Field, looking back towards the birth of the universe.
Hubble's Deep Field images are the next best thing to a time machine, revealing details of galaxies from the early universe, 13 billion years ago.
Einstein's theory of gravity says dark energy must be out there, accelerating the expansion of our universe. But what is it and how can we try to figure out more about it?
The debate over whether lethal autonomous weapon systems (LAWS) -- often called 'killer robots' -- should be banned continues, although it's far from settled.
Astronomers from around the world identify their favourite images sent back to Earth by the Hubble Space Telescope.
An unremarkable speck in the sky was transformed into an unique astronomical object – and Hubble was there to capture it.
One way to protect researchers from funding cuts in May's budget is to make sure they explain the importance of their work to a wider audience.
Three-dimensional images you can see without special glasses have been created with a clever user of lasers and graphene.
There's nothing like raising an infant to help galvanise one of the greatest debates in modern linguistics.
The Hubble Space Telescope launched 25 years ago in 1990. But O'Dell started on the project in 1972, garnering support for the world's first telescope free of Earth's atmosphere's blurring effects.
The debate has raged for years on the origin of life-like structure in an ancient rocky find in Western Australia. But is it evidence of early life?
Twenty-five years on and the Hubble Space Telescope is still taking some amazing images. But there have been a few glitches over the years, right from day one.
There must be an easier way to rescue and reuse a rocket after the latest attempt by SpaceX ended in failure, again.
Astronomers have found a giant void in space that explains a mysterious cold spot in the sky. But the search is already on for other voids – and finding them could undermine the discovery.
Two new forms of online harassment, ‘doxing’ and ‘swatting’, are increasing in frequency. Here’s how to protect yourself from them.
With more people using the web from hand-held devices the search giant Google wants you to see more mobile-friendly websites.
The change of lifestyle from 10,000 years ago had a dramatic impact on the male diversity revealed in DNA.
Who gets to name the craters and features on our planets was once an ad hoc affair. But now the public can have a say with just days left to vote.
There are very few jobs that are can't be done in principle by robots and artificial intelligence. What will you do when a robot takes your job?
How much might Australians caught illegally downloading Dallas Buyers Club be charged for their indescretion?