NASA revives ‘weird life forms’ trapped inside crystals for 60,000 years, raising hopes of finding alien organisms in space

Researcher Mario Corsalini stands by giant gypsum rosette crystals in the Naica mine in Chihuahua, Mexico. Photo / AP Lifeforms which have been living inside crystals for up to 60,000 years have been revived by NASA, raising hopes that alien organisms could be found in extreme environments on other planets. Penelope Boston, the director of […]

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Kiwi scientists reveal the universe in glorious technicolour with incredible new images

Kiwi scientists have helped reveal the universe in glorious technicolour, with incredible new images reflecting on one of the widest-ever radio wave surveys of space yet. The new survey, assisted by Victoria University researchers, has produced a new catalogue of 300,000 galaxies. The data behind the Galactic and Extragalactic All-sky MWA (GLEAM) survey was captured […]

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SpaceX launches space station docking port

The SpaceX Falcon rocket at its launch pad at Cape Canaveral. Photo / AP SpaceX has launched a critical space station docking port for astronauts. An unmanned Falcon rocket streaked through the early morning darkness of Florida local time, carrying 2267kg of supplies for the International Space Station. Besides the docking ring, the Dragon cargo […]

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