Latest stories from the News Desk
  • Comet yields ‘rich array’ of organics

    The spacecraft which made a spectacular landing on a comet last year has discovered a rich array of carbon compounds.

    One leading scientist has even described the chemicals as “a frozen primordial soup”.

  • Could Human Beings Ever Reach ‘Earth 2.0’?

    Kepler-452b is the most Earth-like planet ever discovered, a place with just enough sunlight to possibly support the crops and house plants of life forms like ourselves.

    But don’t pack your bags just yet.

  • Earth could get just 12 hours’ warning of damaging solar storm

    Humanity would only have a 12-hour warning about the arrival of a “coronal mass ejection” that could damage the National Grid, pipelines and railway signals, according to a newly released document from the UK Cabinet Office.