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The Kappa equation accounts for the space plasma particle distributions and characterises their thermodynamic behaviour
Astronomers devise new strategy which could lead to a triplication in the number of known stellar mass black holes
Hint: it doesn’t end well for Earth…
With the Moon at its waning gibbous phase, see if you can spot some of these features on the lunar surface
On the 49th anniversary of Apollo 11’s launch to the Moon, we profile the man who experienced one of the most profound bittersweet moments of all time
On this day in 1868 an unsung astronomer, who helped to discover our place in the universe, was born
By putting a huge umbrella into space, we could come closer to finding extraterrestrial life
The results from this study could reveal what happens to some stars during their demise
Hyperion, the largest galaxy proto-supercluster, has a mass more than one million billion times the Sun
Magnetic fields have been seen to manipulate the material surrounding a black hole by observing the nearby galaxy Cygnus A
First Man recounts the experiences of Neil Armstrong as he aims for the Moon, showing the atmosphere of his home life at the time and the pressure on him in his job at NASA
A source with remarkable similarities to GW170817, the first source identified to emit gravitational waves and light, has been discovered
This unusual collection of massive planets makes astronomers question how planets are formed
One of NASA’s most decorated flight directors for whom failure was not an option.
Why the first American woman in space will be remembered forever.
It’s all hands on deck to Alpha Centauri aboard the interstellar Ghost Ship
Is this one of the ways the universe could end?
What are these space rocks made of?
Are these dense objects scattered throughout the universe?
By simulating the movement of dust as it moves through gas shows how larger clumps of material form, eventually leading to the formation of planets