Mars' largest moon, Phobos, may have been blasted off into space by some catastrophe on the planet's surface, say two different scientific studies.
Do you think the government should ban the sale of violent video games to kids? Well, if you do, you are certainly not alone.
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has demanded that the US Supreme Court overturn a controversial 2005 California law restricting the sale and rental of so-called "violent" video games to minors.
Researchers have developed a new method of predicting solar storms that they say could help to avoid power and communications blackouts.
Please don't snigger, but ESO and NASA astronomers have discovered a black hole blowing out an enormous bubble of hot gas.
The Planck telescope team has released its first full-sky picture - the clearest yet taken, showing the glow of the first light in the universe.
A recent survey conducted by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) determined that approximately 67 percent of US households play computer and video games.
Well, they're off: six trained astronauts on a 520 day mission to... Moscow.
Venus is still capable of volcanic eruptions, data from ESA’s Venus Express spacecraft suggests.
ESA's Cryosat-2 ice mission is set for launch today, aiming to give scientists some hard evidence on the state of the world's ice caps.
The International Space Station could remain in use until 2028, officials have said.
ESA’s Herschel Space Observatory has discovered organic molecules in the Orion Nebula - potential signs of life.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has picked out dark energy, habitable planets and a detailed solar survey as candidates for two missions to be launched sometime after 2017.