The giant Martian volcano Arsia Mons produced one new lava flow at its summit every 1 to 3 million years during the final peak of activity, new research shows
Some 290 million years ago, a star much like the Sun wandered too close to the central black hole of its galaxy
Finnish filmmaker Jan Fröjdman transformed Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter imagery into a three-dimensional overhead view of the Red Planet
Astrophysicists have got a rare peek at a baby planetary system 300 light years away
NASA’s space telescope has found that the black hole ate its last big meal about 6 million years ago
Find out what’s beyond the edge of the universe in the latest issue of All About Space, available from all good supermarkets and newsagents
SN 1987A was the closest observed exploding star to Earth since the invention of the telescope
On 26 February, an annular solar eclipse will rise and set over a large area of the Southern Hemisphere – don’t miss it!
The decision will allow Juno to accomplish its science goals, while avoiding the risk of a previously-planned engine firing that would have reduced the probe’s orbital period to 14 days
“Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we have discovered the first example of a planet that seems to be causing a heartbeat-like behaviour in its host star”
Courtesy of Slooh, don’t miss tonight’s event – wherever you are in the world
Astronomers have developed a new technique to discover the faintest galaxies yet seen in the early universe
For the first time, a massive, comet-like object that has been seen being ripped apart and scattered in the atmosphere of a ‘dead star’
New clues to understanding how dust can find its way to the surface of a forming star have been uncovered
Spotted over Illinois and Wisconsin in the early hours of the morning, the meteor created a shock wave as it entered Earth’s atmosphere
Find out if the Higgs boson will destroy the universe in the latest issue of All About Space – out now!
The first sighting of such activity, it suggests that our current understanding of star habits and their capabilities is incomplete
A supernova is challenging astronomers’ models of how exploding stars distribute their elements
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!