Although the rings of Saturn may look like a permanent fixture of the planet, they are ever-changing. New analyses of the rings reveal how and when they were made, from what and whether they'll last.
In an age when women were rarely allowed in observatories, Margaret Burbidge changed how we saw the stars.
An Israeli spacecraft carrying tardigrades crashed into the moon. Whether they will survive is irrelevant.
Realising the silence of outer space was what made us appreciate our precarious position down on this pale blue dot – so beginning our obsession with extinction.
Why wait for parts and equipment to arrive from Earth when you can print your own from moondust?
The fifth episode of the To the moon and beyond podcast series explores where we will be travelling in 2069.
If you got too close to a black hole, it would suck you in and you'd never be able to escape, even if you were travelling at the speed of light.
This point of no return is called the event horizon.
Satellites monitor climate change, guide people with GPS and keep us connected through texts and social media, but they're under threat.
You could jump much higher on the moon than you can on Earth – but you'd be in no danger of shooting off into space.
In the fourth episode of our podcast series, we look at the practical, legal and ethical questions about going to set up base on the moon – and mining its resources.
Yes, the Sun absolutely spins. In fact, everything in the universe spins. Some things spin faster than the Sun, some are slower and some things spin 'backwards'.
Australia played a vital role in beaming the Apollo 11 Moon landing to the world. But since then we've passed up the opportunity to cement our place in exploring outer space.
The future of lunar exploration and space travel will be possible only through advances in robotic design and implementation.
The new era of space exploration is characterized by an emphasis on diversity and international cooperation. But there's a lot of work to do before there's gender equality in STEM fields and at NASA.
Luxembourg is creating a business environment to service the growing number of space start-ups.
Americans need a new multi-decade Moonshot that will inspire several generations to shoot for the stars and pursue careers in space engineering and exploration.
The first humans to land on the Moon, and the team that got them there, get all the glory. But what about the people who laid the foundation for this effort by mapping the Moon? Who were they?
When you look at the squiggly lines on Joy Division's famous album cover, you're seeing a record of lightning in outer space.
The very hottest stars actually glow blue.
NASA has made significant steps in making explicit appeals to women to support space exploration, but it might not be doing enough to gather needed political support.