New research published today in Nature Communications suggests the rovers’ current equipment might not actually be up to the task of finding evidence of life.
Shrinking satellites are making it cheaper and more accessible to do science in space.
The future of Australia’s space efforts will hinge on coordination between defence, industry and universities.
Humans have left an absolute mess in space but no one wants to clean it up.
To confirm life on other planets, we need to detect far more molecules in their atmospheres than we currently do to rule out non-biological chemical processes.
A rocky planet discovered in the Virgo constellation could change how we look for life in the universe.
Researchers have long suspected there's water - or ice, to be precise - on the Moon. New research now confirms it, and suggests it lurks in sun-starved nooks and crannies called 'cold traps'.
At only 1 per cent the age of the Sun, the DS Tuc binary system shows us how a planet might naturally develop before its orbit is disturbed by external forces.
Internationally acclaimed architect, urban designer, UNSW alumna Zhizhe Yu explores a multi-planetary and people-centric approach to high-rise urbanism.
The galaxy is rich in grease-like molecules, according to an Australian-Turkish team.