Researchers believe that the ancient ice core may contain ice that was formed over 600,000 years ago – long before the appearance of modern humans.
The University of Birmingham and the Big Bang Fair have teamed up to create 8 new constellations inspired by modern personalities, including Olympic champion Usain Bolt.
Dark matter, which scientists are yet to detect, is considered to be the "glue" that binds the galaxies of the universe together.
Heavy UK snowfall causes flight delays, train disruptions and chaos on roads as Met office issues amber weather warning and temperatures plummet to -10C.
The controversial comedian passed away on this day in 2005. We look at some of his funniest quotes that still have people laughing.
Arabella Lewis-Smith paid for all 20 of her employees to go on a Christmas work outing to Spain's capital, Madrid.
Anna McCauley Dempster has agreed to fight an internet troll who said on Facebook that men cannot be beaten by women.
A four-crew WWII aircraft – the Grumman S-2E Tracker – was caught on camera as it was taking off from the USS Ticonderoga aircraft carrier.
From the Big Bang theory being classified as just a speculation to distant galaxies possibly hiding alien worlds – these the best space stories of the week.
Smart urinals have joined the ever-growing list of intelligent tech devices that supposedly make our lives easier. This one, however, is more focused on selling you stuff.
A new "earthquake-proof" house will be built to fold in half and cost home buyers as little as £19000.
The city dates back to the ninth century BC Urartian Kingdom and is believed to have hosted funeral ceremonies for ancient royalty.
Scientists have recorded the Earth's hum, confirming the vibrational signal, which was first detected in 1998, is indeed real.
An eerie hum the Earth is emitting has finally been captured deep in the ocean but what's causing it?
Passenger in passing car films high-speed sex on busy road in Argentina, a country with high road accident rates.
The state-sponsored hackers used Israeli-made spyware to spy targets residing in the US, Canada, UK, Germany, Australia, India and others.
Satori can also exploit a recently discovered zero-day flaw, which the botnet has already used to infect two widely-used home routers.
London Bridge terror attack mastermind Khuram Butt had been subject to MI5 investigation since 2015, David Anderson report reveals.
Meteorites allowed Bronze Age metal workers to create iron tools before humans were able to smelt iron and create tools.
US Air Force officials reportedly say that CHAMP could be operational within days, hinting that the microwave weapon could be used in an assault.
The image was taken from a distance of 18,000km above the surface of these clouds.
By Dan Cancian