SpaceX is developing a massive rocket and capsule to transport large numbers of people and cargo to Mars with the ultimate goal of colonizing the planet, company chief and tech billionaire Elon Musk says.
Scientists using homemade videos featuring a person in a King Kong costume documents a remarkable cognitive skill shared by chimpanzees, bonobos and orangutans: the human-like ability to recognize when someone else's beliefs are wrong.
The search for life on Mars may take a giant leap on Wednesday when a space lander is due to touch down on the red planet in Europe's first attempt to land a craft there since the Beagle 2's "heroic failure" more than a decade ago.
There's something going on beneath the surface of Jupiter's icy moon Europa. But what?
NASA teases a "surprising" announcement, based on Hubble Space Telescope images of the celestial body, which many experts believe could contain a subsurface ocean, even possibly some form of life.
An international team of archaeologists excavating the famous Antikythera shipwreck in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Greece has found the remains of a human skeleton among the 2,100-year-old wreckage, reports Science Alert.