The unlit part of the crescent moon can help calculate Earth's temperature and measure greenhouse warming

...A recent discovery is the first confirmation of the long held belief that planets such as Earth may exist in other parts of the universe

Life on earth may have started after an asteroid banged into her. Scientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in California say that an asteroid collided with Earth between 3.6 and 4

JUPITER will be the site of violent activity when fragments of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 hit the planet in the second or third week of July. The once-in-a-millenium event will offer astronomers a grand

IS THERE a tenth planet in our solar system? Astronomers who have observed Uranus and Neptune deviate from their calculated orbits, attribute such irregularities to the gravitational pull of an

Scientists in Arizona say the latest satellite images from Venus indicate very little volcanic activity has taken place on the planet after a massive eruption 500 million years ago.

Spacecraft Ulysses passed the largest planet in the solar system and picked up a rich haul of information before heading for the sun on its primary mission.

European Space Agency (ESA) officials are heaving a sigh of relief following a report from the US National Research Council that says probes landing on Mars need not be sterilised if they are not