Astronomy News

Mon Oct 28, 2013 10:23am

From February 2014 the show will air in a new monthly half-hour slot on BBC Four

Wed Oct 23, 2013 3:21pm

Trials with the agency's Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration prove successful

Wed Oct 16, 2013 9:56am

The rocks were discovered orbiting around white dwarf star GD 61

Wed Oct 09, 2013 3:16pm

The rover has an array of scientific intruments onboard

Tue Oct 01, 2013 1:44pm

The National Space Centre celebrate the life of Sir Patrick Moore

Wed Sep 25, 2013 3:14pm

Scientists believe they could have discovered a galaxy 15,000 more dense than the Milky Way

Thu Sep 19, 2013 4:03pm

Highlights from this year's awards ceremony

Fri Sep 13, 2013 11:24am

After a 36 year journey of over 19 billion km

Wed Sep 11, 2013 10:35am

Our guide to university astronomy societies

Tue Sep 10, 2013 1:38pm

New analysis of ancient Moon rocks reveals surprising results

Thu Aug 22, 2013 4:00pm
A new slow motion video shows the latest high-speed planetary in action
Wed Aug 14, 2013 2:23pm
Scientists give up trying to restore Kepler to full working order
Northern Lights over Iceland
Wed Aug 14, 2013 2:21pm

Spend a week exploring the stunning sights of Iceland

The Chelyabinsk meteor, February 2013
Mon Aug 12, 2013 11:39am

Study suggests Chelyabinsk meteor could be just one of asteroid 'family'

Fri Aug 02, 2013 3:12pm



Cassini reveals a startling connection between activity on the moon ant the Gas Giant.  


Mon Jul 29, 2013 3:02pm

NASA's latest solar observatory reveals its first observations

Fri Jul 26, 2013 10:44am

Visitors will be able to access images from the world's largest robotic scope

Thu Jul 25, 2013 9:47am

This spectacular celestial object is fast approaching

Fri Jun 21, 2013 1:30pm

As the MoD finally closes the book on its 'X-files', we investigate faux UFOs.

Fri Jun 21, 2013 11:10am

Astronomers are puzzled when cosmic giant is observed expelling dust

The famous Horsehead nebula takes on a ghostly appearance in this newly released image from...
Gecko-inspired grippers might one day help service satellites and collect orbital debris...
The first global maps of atmospheric carbon dioxide from NASA's new Orbiting Carbon...
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