Astronomy News

Scientists discover a nascent multiple star system for the first time
Wed Feb 11, 2015 3:09pm

Scientists discover a nascent multiple star system for the first time

New British-built microsatellite will study the atmospheres of exoplanets
Fri Feb 06, 2015 5:13pm

New British-built microsatellite will study the atmospheres of exoplanets

New analysis of unusual meteorite suggests it is typical of the Martian crust
Tue Feb 03, 2015 4:10pm

New analysis of unusual meteorite suggests it is typical of the Martian crust

Mysterious objects in Spitzer images identified with the help of participants in
Mon Feb 02, 2015 3:00pm

Strange objects in Spitzer images identified with help from the Milky Way Project

Wed Jan 28, 2015 11:00am

The Moon, long ignored by space agencies, is about to get a lot busier

Tue Jan 27, 2015 12:01pm

Radar telescopes found a secondary body in orbit around the near-Earth object 2004 BL86

Mon Jan 26, 2015 4:08pm

The giant space rock will be visible even through small amateur telescopes

Mon Jan 19, 2015 1:48pm

New simulations could explain oddly behaving gas

Sat Jan 17, 2015 1:40pm

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

Fri Jan 16, 2015 1:00pm

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

Thu Jan 15, 2015 11:50am

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

Mon Jan 12, 2015 6:30pm

Plasma blobs observed travelling down Lovejoy's tail

Fri Jan 09, 2015 3:15pm

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

Fri Jan 09, 2015 3:15pm

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

Wed Jan 07, 2015 12:47pm

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

Mon Jan 05, 2015 5:57pm

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

Mon Dec 22, 2014 5:36pm

The rare star system could aid our understanding of galaxy formation

Fri Dec 19, 2014 1:24pm

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

Wed Dec 17, 2014 4:33pm

The discovery renews hopes of finding life on the Red Planet

Tue Dec 16, 2014 3:25pm

These distant objects could reveal how young star systems form planets

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