Some people are nervous about China's growing capabilities when it comes to space exploration.
How solar power stations in orbit could become a reality in the coming decades.
How a series of spoof newspaper reports from America became the cradle of science fiction.
Researchers have long suspected there's water - or ice, to be precise - on the Moon. New research now confirms it, and suggests it lurks in sun-starved nooks and crannies called 'cold traps'.
Two new studies significantly advance our understanding of water on the Moon and where to find it.
Radio telescopes are incredibly sensitive to phone network interference.
The Earth's magnetic field was most likely weaker when life evolved on our planet than it is today.
Three recent studies shed new light, as understanding how the behaviour of Australia's wildlife changes at night can help scientists better protect them.
When it comes to managing the tussle for resources on the Moon, we might take lessons from New Zealand environmental law and TikTok 'witches'.
Towns and cities create an orange glow on the horizon at night. It's so widespread that it even disturbs sea creatures.
An update of 50-year-old regulations has kickstarted research into the next generation of rockets. Powered by nuclear fission, these new systems could be the key to faster, safer exploration of space.
US and international law conflicts about who would be in charge if a private company established a Moon base or colonized Mars.
From the Moon's size to the first calculator, the ancients made some jawdropping discoveries without modern technology.
The Earth and the Moon were long thought to be virtually identical in composition. Now we know they are not.
Earth currently has a second moon - but it won't stay long.
Sex technologies and 'erobots' could help address issues related to human desire, and physical and emotional needs of astronauts in space.
The Earth's shadow does not cause the Moon's phases.
Astronomy and astrology do not agree on the dates of the zodiac constellations.
On December 26 a solar eclipse will be visible from northern Australia, southern Asia and parts of the Middle East.
Many people are still upset that Pluto was demoted from being a planet. But definitions of various celestial objects are fairly fluid. So whether it is an asteroid or moon or planet is up for debate.