Astronauts on board the International Space Station have 3D printed for the first time in space
Planets are basically round because of the way that gravity works – if you imagine all of a planet’s mass concentrated at its core, then it’s pulling with equal force in every direction. Provided the gravity is strong enough and … Continued
Narwhals are mysterious animals, and there are many things you might not know about them
The European Space Agency’s mission to land a spacecraft on a comet for the first time is now in its final stages. The Philae lander separated from the Rosetta orbiter at 08:35 GMT / 09:35 CET and its descent to the surface of … Continued
The European Space Agency has revealed that the first human homes on the Moon could be built by 3D-printing robots. A new video shows the plans for a lunar base that can house four people, and is made from an inflatable dome covered in … Continued
In the late 19th century, Britain feared that the centre of the Empire, London, was not protected sufficiently from an attack. As a result, over a dozen forts were built surrounding London in the…
The long-distance probe has returned a stunning photo of Saturn’s moon Titan glistening in the sun.
So far it is only possible to travel forward in time, and only by fractions of a second. Imagine there are two identical twins; the first travels into space in a high-speed rocket, while the other remains on Earth. When the … Continued