Astronomy News

Sat Jan 17, 2015 12:40pm

Asteroids may not have been the building blocks of planets, as has long been believed.

Fri Jan 16, 2015 12:00pm

The long lost probe landed safely, but then failed to deploy properly. 

Thu Jan 15, 2015 10:50am

The Huygens probe gave the first glimpse of the surface of Saturn's moon.

Mon Jan 12, 2015 5:30pm

Plasma blobs observed travelling down Lovejoy's tail

Fri Jan 09, 2015 2:15pm

A new method has been employed to determine the properties of millions of the stars in our Galaxy

Fri Jan 09, 2015 2:15pm

A new method has been employed to determine the properties of millions of the stars in our Galaxy

Wed Jan 07, 2015 11:47am

The finds could help answer whether we are alone in the Universe

Mon Jan 05, 2015 4:57pm

NASA’s latest mission will be our first close-up look at the dwarf planet

Mon Dec 22, 2014 4:36pm

The rare star system could aid our understanding of galaxy formation

Fri Dec 19, 2014 12:24pm

The discovery is the first since the NASA spacecraft suffered a mechanical failure.

Wed Dec 17, 2014 3:33pm

The discovery renews hopes of finding life on the Red Planet

Tue Dec 16, 2014 2:25pm

These distant objects could reveal how young star systems form planets

Fri Dec 12, 2014 12:28pm

The former astronaut was in Bristol talking about his experiences of commanding the ISS

Thu Dec 11, 2014 12:26pm

Analysis of 67P’s water shows it differs greatly from that found on our planet.

Mon Dec 08, 2014 12:19pm

After nine years the spacecraft is roused on approach to Pluto

Thu Dec 04, 2014 11:08am

The Japanese Hayabusa 2 mission will return a sample of the space rock to Earth

Wed Dec 03, 2014 12:10pm

Strong jets make the spiral galaxy a very unusual find

Mon Dec 01, 2014 4:34pm

NASA's new crewed module will undergo its first in orbit test later this week

Thu Nov 27, 2014 10:47am

NASA probes have found a natural ‘deflector shield’ that repels killer electrons

Tue Nov 25, 2014 4:37pm

A visit to the Pic du Midi Observatory at 2,877m in the beautiful Haute-Pyrénées in the south of France is a must for stargazers and amateur astronomers.

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