We’ve been a space-faring species for over half a century thanks to Yuri Gagarin, our first cosmic explorer.
We find out how Saturn is able to hold onto its stunning rings
How this entrepreneur is almost single-handedly ushering in a new era of private space exploration through his company SpaceX.
They’re stars but what’s so interesting about them?
Observations made by NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has showed constant variation on the rocky world
Back in 2014, we caught up with the great scientist to get his thoughts on the universe, his cameo in Star Trek: The Next Generation and why we could be living in a hologram
Out of the 15 recently discovered exoplanets in this study, one super-Earth could potentially support liquid water
Hint: it doesn’t end well for our planet
One of the James Webb Space Telescope’s preliminary missions will be to search for water in a nearby star-forming region
We take a look at how these ‘dirty snowballs’ are made
Fifty-two years ago today, Tereshkova became the first woman to enter space
How do these high-tech mirrors use the likes of liquid mercury to see the stars?
National Space Centre expert Megan Whewell answers this question for us.
The latest scientific results from NASA’s Juno spacecraft unveil new information about the planets cloud tops, along with some amazing new images
Get the hottest ticket going – the ticket that will take you onboard NASA’s Parker Solar Probe
Computer simulations, combined with data from the Rosetta spacecraft, demonstrate that the comet could have been created after the formation of our Solar System
ESA’s Integral space observatory spotted X-rays emitted from a unusual binary star system
Uncover why our chances of finding another habitable world are better than ever in the latest issue, available now from all good supermarkets and newsagents
Observations of the universe’s oldest light, the Cosmic Microwave Background, has revealed the first stars formed 13.6 billion years ago
In early 2017, Proxima Centauri exhibited a tremendous stellar flare that could have damaged our closest exoplanet, Proxima b