Are these catastrophic explosions really as loud as they look?
What would happen to us if we suddenly switched our Sun for a red dwarf?
Is it possible to catch the Southern Hemisphere’s Magellanic Clouds at the furthest northern latitude?
Is a magnetar some kind of magnetic star? Find out here
They’re not part of a planetary system, so how are these wandering worlds made?
Planets can have moons but can large asteroids have them too?
What are the key differences between two of NASA’s yet-to-be-launched missions?
How do we know for sure that this distant world is an exoplanet and not a comet or an asteroid?
Could black holes be a factory for unusual material at their hearts?
Always wanted to follow a professional career in astronomy? Josh Barker from the National Space Centre gives some advice
What is it about Pluto that made astronomers – such as the likes of Dr Mike Brown, Professor of Planetary Astronomy at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) – insist on its declassification?
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Find out why manmade satellites don’t crash into each other all the time
Sophie Allan at the National Space Centre looks at whether astronauts can land on the surface of comets – our Solar System’s travelling space snowballs
Dr. Mark Reid gives his stellar answer to our burning question
NASA astrobiologist Dr. Jennifer Eigenbrode answers this taxing question for us
Why does the Moon sport a reddish tint during a lunar eclipse?
Dr Simon Bennett of The Widescreen Centre tells us which software is needed to get the most out of your astro images
How many of the artificial satellites orbiting our planet can you see with the unaided eye?
If you journeyed to the centre of the Earth, would your weight change?
It’s our next door neighbour, so why can’t we see it every night?