Pulsars have fascinated and baffled astronomers since they were first discovered 50 years ago
We head to Mars to celebrate the Opportunity rover’s greatest discoveries of all time in the latest issue – out now!
NASA’s NEOWISE mission has found some celestial objects travelling through our neighbourhood, including one on the blurry line between asteroid and comet
Erosion-carved troughs may be infant versions of larger features known as Martian “spiders”
For the first time we’ve seen how a powerful whirlwind shoots out from a rotating disc of gas and dust surrounding a young star
Courtesy of Slooh, watch a dazzling display of shooting stars coincide with a megamoon
A long-standing solar mystery could have been solved by an international team of scientists
NASA’s spacecraft has sent its first views of the ringed planet’s atmosphere since beginning the latest phase of its mission
Discover how the biggest crash in the early Solar System holds the key to our existence in the latest issue – out now!
Researchers using ALMA have, for the first time, achieved a precise size measurement of small dust particles around a young star
The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory has turned back on and resumed its search for ripples in the fabric of space and time
A newly-discovered gorge on the Sun-skimming world makes the Grand Canyon look tiny by comparison
Here’s everything you need to know about this weekend’s instalment, which airs at 9pm on National Geographic UK
They release a billion times more energy, rivalling supernovae in their explosive power
Wherever you are in the world, don’t miss the closest and brightest Moon in nearly seven decades – courtesy of Slooh!
The lander deployed at least three, and possibly all four, of the solar panels it was supposed to after touching down on the Red Planet’s surface
Astronomers may have solved the mystery of the peculiar volatile behaviour of a supermassive black hole
Find out how humanity will be affected and Earth’s action plan if and when we detect an extraterrestrial signal in the latest issue – out now!
The lightest solid element in existence, plays an important role in our lives, both at the biological and the technological level
Astronomers have found the shredded remains of a galaxy that passed through a larger galaxy