Moon showing dark lunar seas

Water surprise – Moon is not so dry

New research reveals that, far from being dry as long thought, the Moon has a type of water locked inside its rocks. This could be released for drinking and to make fuel, making manned colonies a far more viable proposition.

High-speed star's route (NASA/ESA)

Runaway star kicked out by giant black hole

A runaway star found racing through space at an incredible 2.5 million km an hour (1.6 million mph), suffered a brush with a monster black hole at the heart of our galaxy, astronomers believe.