The first Ariane space rocket lifted off over the forests of French Guiana 40 years ago, enabling Europe to at last take its place as an independent player in the international race for space.
Coastal areas currently home to 300 million people will be vulnerable by 2050 to flooding made worse by climate change, no matter how aggressively humanity curbs carbon emissions, scientists have warned.
The 347 scientists who collaborated to produce the world's first image of a black hole were honoured Thursday with the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics, winning $3 million dollars ...
To prepare for the next mission to Mars in 2020, NASA has taken to the lava fields of Iceland to get its new robotic space explorer ready for the job.
It's a musician's dream -- rehearse alongside a full orchestra, but in your own living room.
Australian researchers believe they have found an antidote to a sting from the world's most venomous creature, the much-feared box jellyfish.
Seals and whales in the Arctic are shifting their feeding patterns as climate change alters their habitats, and the way they do so may determine whether they survive, a new study has found.