Three Australian research satellites will be deployed to the International Space Station (ISS) later this year, marking the first time an Australian-made satellite has gone into space since 2002.
The Cygnus CRS OA-6 spacecraft has returned to Earth after supplying 3.5 tonnes of cargo to the International Space Station (ISS).
Scribbled notes and sketches on a page in a notebook by Leonardo da Vinci, previously dismissed as irrelevant, have been identified as the place where he first recorded his understanding of the laws of friction.
The president of the French Government's space agency has signed a cooperation agreement with the CSIRO covering the 2017 launch of a stratospheric scientific balloon research program from the NASA/CSIRO base in Alice Springs.
Luca Alessandrini has developed a prototype violin made from a composite material that includes, among other things, spider silk.
It's been a busy couple of days for astronomers, with announcements of three significant discoveries taking place in the past 48 hours.
As part of NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) research project, motors from FAULHABER are helping to examine the Earth's magnetic field.
An international consortium has been awarded a multimillion-dollar research grant from the US government agency Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity for research into quantum technology.
The $150 million Sydney Nanoscience Hub was officially opened as part of a two-day conference on the theme of nanoscale science and technology.
Rice University scientists have synthesised dozens of small-molecule catalysts — tools that promise to speed the making of novel chemicals, including drugs — without the use of transition metals.
Atop a remote mountain in the Chilean Andes, construction on the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) is about to begin.
Scientists have solved a mystery which has plagued NASA since the Apollo missions to the moon — the fact that samples of lunar soil brought back to Earth contained low levels of organic matter in the form of amino acids.
Professor Michael Garrett has used radio observations of candidate galaxies to show that advanced civilisations are very rare or entirely absent from the local universe.
Australian and German researchers have completed testing that has effectively measured the spatial consistency of the speed of light with a precision 10 times greater than ever before.
The University of Queensland is developing a re-usable system that would make it cheaper and easier to launch satellites into space.