Science editor Alan Boyle's blog: As predicted, political science and particle physics were among the top science stories in 2007 — though not always for the reasons we expected.
NASA has cleared Atlantis for a Thursday launch, one month after the last space shuttle flight and a flurry of work since then getting the international space station ready for a new laboratory.
For 25 years, European space pioneers ran their experiments on orbital outposts owned by other nations. Next week, Europe sets down its own stake in space with the launch of the Columbus science laboratory to the International Space Station.
The U.S. is pursuing a new multibillion-dollar program to develop the next generation of spy satellites, two years after the Defense Department pulled the plug on a similar effort.
Now that the bright moon has left the evening sky, it's a good time to turn our attention to one of the most amazing sky objects, the Andromeda Galaxy.
European Union governments agreed Friday to jointly complete the development of the much-delayed Galileo satellite navigation project after mollifying Spain, which had demanded a bigger stake in the venture.
Spaceship companies are counting down to 2010 as the prime time frame for tourist-oriented space odysseys.
Astronomers say stars can pump out waves of million-degree gas that set nebulas aglow with X-rays — a discovery that could shed light on how planetary systems form.