Astronomy News

Thu Mar 13, 2014 12:53pm

The International Space Station offers shelter in one of the most hostile environments possible: space.

Wed Mar 12, 2014 3:00pm

We talk to ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli about his time on the ISS.

Tue Mar 11, 2014 4:24pm

An new series of Cosmos, co-produced by Druyan, will be broadcast on 16 March

Wed Mar 05, 2014 5:24pm

Space rock 2014 DX110 will pass by closer than the Moon

Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:56am
Thu Feb 27, 2014 12:36pm

The infrared scope peers through the dust to observe recent discovery in M82

Tue Feb 25, 2014 4:22pm

A new method could help to find water on planets all over our Galaxy

Wed Feb 19, 2014 3:26pm

NASA's X-ray telescope observes an extraordinary jet from a runaway pulsar

Fri Feb 14, 2014 2:17pm

After being pronounced dead, the Jade Rabbit rover might now be saved

Fri Feb 07, 2014 3:09pm

The space scope will survey one billion stars in our Galaxy

Wed Feb 05, 2014 3:08pm

Exoplanet Kepler-413b is very unstable on its spin axis

Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:34pm

The area has been awarded Gold-tier status by the IDA

Mon Jan 20, 2014 11:13am

After more than two years in hibernation the spacecraft will complete its mission

Thu Jan 16, 2014 11:03am

John Dobson, creator of the Dobsonian telescope, passed away on 15 January 2014

Mon Jan 13, 2014 3:43pm

Our guide to viewing one of nature's most spectacular events

Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:26pm

Repurposed infrared space telescope discovers dark space rock

 

Thu Dec 19, 2013 12:10pm

Astronauts will have to perform three spacewalks to fix a broken cooling system

Mon Dec 16, 2013 4:09pm

This was the first controlled Moon landing since the Soviet Luna 24 mission in 1976

Thu Dec 12, 2013 10:34am

Space scientist to join the presenting team on BBC Four in February

Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:28pm

Reveal the wonders of the night sky in unexpected locations

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