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Rosetta flew through the bow shock before it had fully formed, offering a unique perspective on comets in the Solar System
Astronomers need their measurements of type Ia supernovae to be precise in order to correctly measure the expansion of the universe
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has already spotted the signs for water residing in the asteroid’s surface
NASA’s InSight lander has recently arrived at Mars and has detected the rumbles caused by Martian wind
It’s all hands on deck to Alpha Centauri aboard the interstellar Ghost Ship
The unsung hero who built NASA into the world’s greatest space agency.
Read on to learn more about the peculiar life of the last great naked eye astronomer
We’re able to detect them but is it possible to figure out the colours of the distant worlds we find?
Read on to find out how these beacons of electromagnetic radiation act like GPS satellites
We take a look at the atmospheres of some distant worlds to find out
Astronomers have discovered a distant planet with an abundance of helium in its atmosphere, which has swollen to resemble an inflated balloon
25 years ago, a group of NASA astronauts altered the Hubble Space Telescope in a way that would change our understanding of the universe
The analysis estimates the formation rate of stars and provides a reference for future missions that will explore the still-murky early days of stellar evolution
Tune in on Thursday at 19:00 UTC/GMT (14:00 EST) on 29 November as NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine reveals new plans for manned space exploration
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Don’t miss a moment of the action as the Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport lander touches down on the Red Planet at approximately 8pm GMT/3pm ET
Rigorous modelling was conducted of the TRAPPIST-1 system, focussing on the chemistry and radiation of the environment
Asteroid Chariklo and dwarf planet Haumea have managed to form and maintain their own rings
Silica, the most common mineral found on Earth, is formed at the end of massive star’s life
We take a look at the life so far of one of the greatest physicists of the modern day.