That "bright stationary object" is headed for outer space - with an Anzac poppy in tow.
A humble paper poppy will share views of deep space cosmic rays with a state-of-the-art fluorescence detector.
"They really look like lights dancing back and forth."
Gareth Hughes thinks it's better to plan on a transition than leaving it to fate, and people losing jobs.
A night time photo shoot of the Taranaki sky offered a sight rarely seen so far north.
Fishermen aiming to catch, tag for research and release bronze whaler sharks "blown away" when three great whites took bait.
OPINION: You can't have one cannabis joint and drive safely, says NZ Farmer editor Jon Morgan.
The Southern Lights, or Aurora Australis, have sparked a torrent of excellent photos.
From Auckland to Otago the Southern Lights shone bright two nights in a row.
Important World War I tunnels dug by Kiwis under France have been surveyed with exacting detail and will be converted into 3D virtual reality tour.
Ahead of her NZ visit Goodall says why there is hope for our planet and its inhabitants.
Kiwis lead the world in an international fight back for science vs Trump.
Everything from the size of your plate to ambient lighting can affect how you experience food.
Invasive species "homogenise" indigenous environments.
"At risk" birds relocated from Taranaki with hopes to help repopulate other areas.
Friday was a pie day for NASA balloon watchers at Wanaka Airport.
Without erosion the Alps would be about six times their present height.
The Science Guy hopes his new series teaches people critical thinking.
A "million to one" punt worked. Now, Nasa wants to use Kiwi-proven planet-finding technique.
Good science helps us understand our world and is worth fighting for, campaigners say.
It's black, red and has a body the size of a roll-on deodorant stick - and it's a native.
The endangered yellow-eyed penguin beat a retreat to the mainland 500 years ago to avoid the Little Ice Age.
Astronomers find one more planet that seems to have the Goldilocks combination: Not too hot and not too cold. It's not so far away either.
It sounds like something out of Harry Potter. Komodo dragon blood may be a powerful germ-killer.
Nicknamed "The Rock" after Dwayne Johnson, it's hurtling this way at 33 metres a second.
Water from a Canadian glacier suddenly switched from one river to another. Could it happen in NZ?
A New Zealand woman's name is etched in space.
Scientists find mollusc that can grow as tall as a 12-year-old child and appears to survive without eating.
Enough rain and snow falls each year to cover New Zealand in water to a depth of 2.1 metres.
Photographs of Greenland's enormous Petermann Glacier show a new and ominous crack.