Plans for an Emirati mission to the moon come hot off the heels of the historic launch of its Mars probe in July.
Astronomers have found hints of life in the clouds surrounding Venus.
The mysterious dimming of one of the brightest stars in the sky, which caused a stir among space-watchers at the end of 2019, may now have an explanation.
Scientists say that sensational headlines about an asteroid approaching Earth in April are misleading.
Some described it as a 'once-in-a-lifetime' event.
A colossal cosmic collision roughly 10 billion years ago saw our galaxy's mass expand by a quarter after merging with a smaller one, say scientists.
Stargazers in Europe, Africa, Latin America and Asia were treated to a partial lunar eclipse in the night between Tuesday and Wednesday, just as the world was commemorating the launch of the Apollo 11 mission in 1969.
"This planet is very, very close to its star. In fact, it orbits its star every 1.3 days. So, a year on this planet is only 1.3 days, " said Daniel Bayliss, from the University of Warwick, who worked on the study.
A group of Canadian scientists have discovered a repeating radio signal, the second of its kind ever found, emitted from an unknown location in deep space
Comet 46P/Wirtanen will be visible from dark-sky locations tonight as it safely buzzes Earth at a distance of only 11.7 million kilometers.
It's a starry, starry night for Chilean astronomers after "Hyperion" was detected, using the Visible Multi-Object Spectrograph in the Atacama desert.