Two satellites reveal how Earth's rotation warps space time

Jupiter's moon Ganymede shows hints of what was once an ocean. But it is still too early to say whether the satellite supports life

Satellites around the so-called giant planets in our solar system were thought to be of two broad types: large, regular satellites that are in almost circular equatorial orbits and small, irregular

It beats the poet's imagination. Jupiter's moon Io is the closest to the fire and brimstone of hell in the Bible. The most volcanically active body known to humans is dotted

Evidence of water vapour in the solar system and the possibility of existence of another solar system elsewhere in the Universe has raised hopes of discovering extraterrestrial life

Death conquers all. Stars die too, in more ways than one


The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration has fixed the orbit of its Mars Global Surveyor so that the spaceprobe can spend this summer clicking snaps of the Martian landscape, including

As it rotates the Earth wraps time and space around itself

The next US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) mission to Mars will boast of a microphone on board to record the sounds of the Red Planet. These sounds, recorded by the microphone