Scientists have determined that mass extinctions have occurred throughout history with striking regularity.
Scientists have found evidence to suggest that another world once existed between Uranus and Saturn.
A new NASA study has revealed just how many potentially habitable worlds there are in our galaxy.
Dating back 2 million years, the skull belonged to an early human cousin called Paranthropus robustus.
An asteroid with enough riches to make everyone on Earth a billionaire is the subject of a new Hubble study.
The space probe has successfully pulled off an ambitious landing maneuver on an asteroid 200 million miles away.
Astronomers have discovered six ancient galaxies around a black hole 1 billion times the mass of the Sun.
A clip that some have attributed to a ghostly visitor has received over 8 million views on the video sharing site.
Scientists have identified 100 million-year-old sperm cells perfectly preserved within fossilized tree resin.
This remarkable new image really does show a galaxy far, far away - 500 million light years away to be exact.
The experimental release of millions of genetically modified mosquitoes has been given the go-ahead.
A 12 billion-year-old galaxy in the distant universe looks uncannily like a miniature version of the Milky Way.
Scientists have successfully revived microbes found in sediment samples that are over 100 million years old.
The ambitious $23.5 billion endeavour aims to harness nuclear fusion as a source of limitless clean energy.
Palaeontologists have discovered the fossil remains of a 70 million-year-old carnivorous fish in Patagonia.
The hour-long NASA video was pieced together from an incredible 425 million high-resolution images of the Sun.
Scientists from Texas have identified the tiny fossil of a millipede that lived more than 425 million years ago.
Astronomers have identified a distant exoplanet with a size and orbit comparable to that of the Earth.
Palaeontologists have discovered the fossil remains of a huge raptor dating back 70 million years.
Scientists have identified a worm-like creature that thrived on our planet some 555 million years ago.