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?
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
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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?
Do you really need to be a professional astronomer to find our Solar System’s very own space snowballs?
Thought that Pluto was too distant for us to see? With some observing trickery, that needn’t be the case!
Is the geology of Mars similar to Earth?
The answer will probably surprise you!
How hospitable is Mercury to life?
Where are the stars in various constellations located?