Dust can be instructive. The analysis of those collected around the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko provided new information on the history of the solar system.
In the early 20th century a Russian scientist – regarded as the father of rocketry – made some novel predictions on where we would be in space in the 21st century. So how accurate was he?
'Oumuamua is likely a relatively young interstellar visitor from a binary star system.
Scientists looking for signs of alien life from the mystery object passing through our Solar system say they've found nothing "so far".
The precious metal is literally extra-terrestrial, produced in the heart of the stars. How and under what conditions? Scientists know more thanks to a double astrophysical observation.
The students of class 3F at Ferny Grove State School want to know how they get oxygen into the International Space Station.
A new trajectory means the mission to uncover core facts about the asteroid belt will happen sooner than planned.
We’ve only travelled into space in the last century, but humanity’s desire to reach the moon is far from recent.
Space is becoming cheaper, more attractive to investors and increasingly important in our data-rich economy. It's time Australia mapped a path forward.
Australia is playing a major role in developing legal guidelines that would govern how any war in space is played out. The authors of MILAMOS hope the manual is never actually required.
The first poem in space was a plea for world peace.
Astronomers have detected what is believed to be the first interstellar object ever seen passing through our solar system.
The mystery object seen moving through our Solar system shows the void between the stars is far from empty. So can we expect more interstellar visitors?
Religions tend to portray God as deeply concerned with humans, yet we seem hugely unimportant in the vast scheme of things.
Simulations in a special chamber suggest how the Mars landscape could have been shaped under certain conditions.
Some philosophers believe space is a giant container, while others think it's all in our heads.
The gravitational wave itself is the least exciting part of the announcement from LIGO and Virgo. Observing this new source answers many longstanding questions.
The students of class 3E, Ferny Grove State School, want to know if astronauts get space sick when travelling to the International Space Station.
We've all seen videos of satellites being blasted off into space - but once they're locked in orbit around the earth, how do we bring them back down?
Our fascination with space shows no signs of slowing down, 60 years after the Soviet Union launched the world's first satellite, Sputnik.