The first 10 months of this year have been the hottest in modern times, while last month was the third warmest October over since 1880.
Life on Earth is even older than we though - fossils dating back a staggering 3.7 billion years have been discovered.
Senate Speaker Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has expressed his view that democratization is a dynamic process, and therefore democracy cannot be artificially accelerated or imposed.
The US space agency's program to detect and protect the Earth from incoming asteroids is poorly managed and far behind schedule.
Almaty city in southern Kazakhstan should study active seismic faults to be better prepared for a new devastating earthquake that is "more likely to happen than not".
Unmanned Cygnus cargo ship disintegrated as planned as it re-entered Earth's atmosphere after a month-long resupply mission.
Astronomers have spotted the "Godzilla" of all Earths, a huge rocky planet orbiting a star 560 light years away that is changing scientists' understanding of the origins of the universe.
The recent accident with the Russian Proton-M carrier rocket has not caused any damage to the environment of Kazakhstan.
A Russian Proton rocket carrying a European-built satellite fell back to Earth on Friday shortly after liftoff in the latest accident to hit the country's once-proud space industry.
Europe on Thursday launched the first in a constellation of hi-tech satellites designed to monitor Earth for climate change and environmental damage and help disaster relief operations.
A corner of South Korea is in the grip of a frenzied hunt for valuable space souvenirs, following a rare meteor shower there last week.
When stars explode, it's a messy business. But the massive blasts are also useful, seeding the universe with such key elements as calcium, iron and titanium.
Something wiped out nearly all life on Earth more than 250 million years ago, and whatever unleashed this mass die-off acted much faster than previously thought.
Australian astronomers on Sunday said they had found a star 13.6 billion years old, making it the most ancient star ever seen.
More than 1,000 candidates -- from 200,000 hopefuls -- have been chosen to train for a private Mars colonisation mission to be partly funded by a reality-TV show following their training and subsequent steps, organisers said Thursday.
Comet ISON appears to have flown too close to the surface of the sun Thursday and vanished as it circled the fiery surface, astronomers said.
US astrophysicists are split over what will happen when the comet ISON passes near the sun Thursday, but a majority think it will break apart.
Europe next week will launch a trio of hi-tech satellites to explore something that may seem utterly mundane: Earth's magnetic field.
Kumis Bazarbayeva, Miss Asiada, will represent Kazakhstan at the Miss Earth 2013 to be held on December 7 in the Philippines.
India's Mars spacecraft suffered a brief engine failure Monday as scientists tried to move it into a higher orbit around Earth, but controllers denied any setback to the ambitious low-cost mission.
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