06 Aug, 2012

Opinion Digest: Nasa's next challenge, Cameron's misjudged Putin meeting, multicultural Team GB

06 Aug, 2012

Sophisticated lab has landed safely on the red planet and is already sending back data

25 Jul, 2012

Nearly all of Greenland's ice sheet began to melt for a few days in July. Is climate change to blame?

19 Jul, 2012

Petermann Glacier calves a second iceberg in two years, raising concerns at the rapid pace of ice loss

18 Jun, 2012

US Air Force's X-37B lands after a 15-month mission amid speculation that it has been spying on the Chinese space station

Transit of Venus 2004
05 Jun, 2012

This is your last chance to see a transit of Venus for 100 years. Here’s how…

The Milky Way
01 Jun, 2012

Nasa confirms that our galaxy is doomed to crash into Andromeda... in just four billion years

SpaceX launch
23 May, 2012

Space agency could be revitalised as private investment frees funds for further exploration