The history of science is usually portrayed as the history of male scientists. But women have also played crucial roles in science. We travel in time, from the world's first chemist more than 3,000 years ago to a 2018 physics Nobel laureate.
A harpoon designed to spear and capture space junk has been tested for the first time. The RemoveDebris mission is hoping to address the issue of debris in space left over by past rockets and other deployments, with 16,000 to 20,000 pieces being ...
Nasa's longest-running rover on Mars has been pronounced dead, 15 years after it landed on the planet. Opportunity was built to operate just three months, but ran from July 2003 to June 2018, continuing to send back vital information.
An IBM-made machine designed to win debates has lost out to a human champion debater from London, in a heated competition of man versus artificial intelligence. The tech firm's Project Debater is said to be the world's first AI system that can de...
The UK-built ExoMars robot that will set out to find evidence of life on Mars has been named after British scientist Rosalind Franklin.
Have you heard about the controversial new 'fake meat'? Scientists have discovered a way to grow cultured meat in a lab and it's said to revolutionise the meat industry! Would you try fake meat from a lab?
As part of the ICARUS project, animals are equipped with transmitters and observed from the ISS. The project could help monitor the spread of disease, climate change and natural disasters.
Jaguar Land Rover has developed a system that projects the direction of travel onto the road ahead of driverless vehicles using lights.
A 15-year-old with a rare brain tumour is to undergo pioneering proton beam therapy at the UK's first dedicated treatment centre.
Skygazers in parts of the UK lucky enough to be under clear skies have been treated to the astronomical spectacle of a super blood wolf moon.
Nasa releases time-lapse footage of Ultima Thule, the most distant object ever explored by humans. The movie was put together from photos taken on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day as the spacecraft made its closest approach, but not sent back to ...