Astronomy News

Thu Nov 27, 2014 11:47am

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

Tue Nov 25, 2014 5:37pm

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.

Mon Nov 24, 2014 3:44pm

Contemplating alien worlds could help us learn more about our own.

Wed Nov 19, 2014 4:57pm

Crowd funding for the project prepares for lift-off

Mon Nov 17, 2014 4:30pm

Cosmic winds remove gas from galaxies, preventing the birth of new stars

Wed Nov 12, 2014 11:40am

We reveal how ESA plan to land a probe on a comet for the first time

Mon Nov 10, 2014 5:02pm

The three probes have monitored the effect of the dust trail on the planet

Wed Nov 05, 2014 1:20pm

The Philae lander will attempt to touch down on the site on 12 November 2014

Tue Nov 04, 2014 1:01pm

 A new class of star may be being formed at the centre of our Galaxy

Tue Oct 28, 2014 5:06pm

The immense fireball was first spotted by an amateur astronomer

Fri Oct 24, 2014 4:40pm


Explore space in real time on Sunday 2 November with the Slooh Community Space Observatory

Wed Oct 22, 2014 9:51am

The satellite could have an odd shaped core or a liquid ocean beneath its crust

Mon Oct 20, 2014 11:18am

Bristol artists explore the proposed Mars One project

Sat Oct 18, 2014 9:06am

Astronomers at space agencies across the globe are bracing themselves

Mon Oct 13, 2014 4:45pm

NASA hopes it will help explain how our own Solar System formed

Tue Oct 07, 2014 9:30am

Clouds of hydrogen cyanide have been spotted above Saturn’s largest moon

Sat Oct 04, 2014 9:42am

The astronomy chat show will visit the rest of the UK throughout October

Wed Oct 01, 2014 12:57pm

Martin Lewis reports as the UK's largest annual star party returns to Kelling Heath

Mon Sep 29, 2014 5:26pm

A new study gives hope to finding life on other planets

Mon Sep 22, 2014 9:47am

ESA’s galaxy mapper pinpoints stellar explosion

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