How one of the world’s greatest astronomers shaped our understanding of the universe
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Courtesy of a Very Large Telescope instrument, there has now been an influx of fantastic images unmasking the dusty discs that surround young stars
Being our next-door neighbour, can we grab stunning views of the surface of Venus?
Venus remains the star of the evening skies, while Saturn and Mars keep close company in the morning
Spring has arrived, and with it a wealth of deep sky objects on which to turn your telescope
Is there ever a good time to observe our lunar companion? It depends on what you want to see…
China’s first-ever space laboratory has been predicted to fall to Earth as early as this week, according to Chinese space agency officials
NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope has uncovered an unusual category of supernova explosion
The material, known as a scintillator, could reveal the presence of light dark matter particles
One of the James Webb Space Telescope’s preliminary missions will be to search for water in a nearby star-forming region
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.
Courtesy of NASA TV, don’t miss the event – wherever you are in the world
On the 31 January 2018, three amazing astronomical phenomena will combine to create a majestic viewing opportunity
By adding these new constraints, astronomers should be able to differentiate between a large planet and a brown dwarf
A meteor crashed into Earth’s atmosphere above Michigan causing it to shine brighter than a full moon
Get ready for the first meteor shower of 2018!
This amazing spectacle helps astronomers understand how stellar youngsters affect their gaseous and dusty environments