What will the future of humanity look like? Renowned physicist Michio Kaku predicts it will be in space — and says we may not have any choice in the matter if we want to avoid extinction.
Understanding dark energy may be the key to figuring out the most vexing mystery in physics, the problem Albert Einstein spent the last 40 years of his life trying to solve. And UQ astrophysicist Professor Tamara Davis is at the forefront of a worldwide effort to discover its secrets.
NASA could soon be resuming the search for life beyond Earth, with the US Government asking the agency to look into how it would expand the search for "techno signatures" — the key to determining whether or not we're alone in the universe.
We like to think of Earth as having a lot of water, but we've got nothing compared to watery giants that scientists say could be orbiting stars far away.
The global space industry is worth around $400 billion — and that could skyrocket if asteroid mining kicks off. And all that money means conflict in space is inevitable, a leading expert says.
Australia was one of the first nations to launch a satellite into space. Now the head of the newly formed Australian Space Agency explains how Australia can return to the forefront of the space race.
We know that between Earth and other objects in space, there are unimaginably huge voids of space, but what is that space made of? Is it truly "empty"?
Early risers across Australia are rewarded with a spectacular sight, with the Moon turning red as the Earth's shadow falls across it.