India has published the first global view of Mars taken by the country's spacecraft orbiting the red planet, and the image shows a dust storm brewing.
A sudden, unexpected eruption - like the one that killed 31 people in Japan on Saturday - could happen here.
Watch out Harry Potter, you are not the only wizard with an invisibility cloak.
Niwa ecologists spot an estimated 60-100 endangered southern right whales.
Scientists broke into wild cheers in New Delhi as the orbiter braked successfully and entered orbit.
App-based journey through strange solar systems from Christopher Nolan's latest film.
With NASA’s Maven spacecraft safely in orbit around Mars, the spotlight shifts to India’s first mission to the red planet.
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A gynaecologist performed a sterilisation operation on an "unusual patient" - a 25-year-old ape.
NASA is back on Mars after a 700 million kilometre journey that began nearly a year ago.
NASA's Maven spacecraft is on track to reach Mars following a journey spanning 10 months and 711 million kilometres.
Demonstrations around the world as greenhouse gas emissions surge to the highest levels in human history.
Nasa's Maven orbital explorer will slip into Mars orbit tomorrow, to study the red planet's atmosphere.
Bad weather has delayed a SpaceX cargo run to the International Space Station for NASA.
Researchers say the stranding of a rare porpoise on a Dunedin beach does have an upside.
He may be a murderer, but whatever else you think of him, King Richard III was no coward.
Simple, non-invasive urine tests offer an alternative to cervical smears, researchers say.
So you want to find alien life? Nasa can help, with tips for going about your search in in the right way.
Laying around for hours at a time, day after day, doesn't prevent early deliveries - and it puts a strain on the rest of the family.
It's a girl - not the latest royal-baby-to-be, but Te Papa's new colossal squid, and it had a lot to teach us.
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