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!
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