Working in space can be a dangerous endeavour for the astronauts aboard the International Space Station, but scientists are now looking at ways to use mould from Chernobyl to protect them from deadly cosmic rays. Apart from orbiting the Earth at
Scientists estimate there could be more than 30 active communicating intelligent civilizations right here in our own galaxy. The University of Nottingham reports that they came up with the number by using the assumption that intelligent life
European astronomers have found the closest black hole to Earth yet – so near that two stars orbiting it can be seen by the naked eye. Of course, close is relative on the galactic scale. This black hole is about 1,000 light-years away
With its roughly 870 degrees Fahrenheit temperature, literally crushing surface pressure and toxic air, Venus is very much uninhabitable. However, according to NASA, the space thirty miles above it could be a perfectly lovely place to live. A
Snakes on Mars? Not really, but the landscape of the Red Planet in a recent NASA image looks like an abundance of snakes just hanging out. So what actually caused the serpent-like grooves? Find out in the video
The clearest and most detailed images of the Sun captured by the world's largest telescope will open the door to "new horizons in solar physics", scientists have said. The Daniel K Inouye Solar Telescope, located in Hawaii, has
From superstitions across the globe to the best spots to watch it, everything you need to know about tonight's blood moon.
Just. So. Much. Stuff. Feeling overwhelmed by the amount of stuff you own? You’re not alone. Two out of three of us admit to wishing we had less stuff – you know receipts stuffed in a drawer, unworn clothes in the wardrobe, emails clogging up the inbox. But with studies revealing that a house full of junk can have a detrimental effect on your mood, it could be time to finally sort your sh*t out.