Is this one of the ways the universe could end?
Is there a centre of the universe?
Gemma Lavender gets to the bottom of this question for us.
Why do stars exist?
Stars are a fundamental part to our universe, but what purpose do they serve?
Where did the first particles of light come from?
The very first particles of light came from somewhere. We find out where
Astronomers discover largest mega-structure of galaxies in the universe
A previously unknown, extremely large supercluster located in the direction of the constellation Pisces, has been identified
Astronomers have made the largest map of the universe yet
Using the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS), the first map of the large-scale structure of the universe has been created – based entirely on the positions of quasars
Astronomers suspect dark matter is fuzzy
The study, which involves 13 galaxy clusters, explores the possibility that mysterious substance may be more ‘fuzzy’ than ‘cold’
Astronomers solve galactic ‘murder mystery’
Across the universe, galaxies are being killed and the question scientists want answered is, what’s killing them?
Exploding stars found to be the main source of lithium in the universe
The lightest solid element in existence, plays an important role in our lives, both at the biological and the technological level
Astronomers find more quasars from the ancient universe
Over 60 new ‘space beacons’ from when cosmos was only a billion years old have been uncovered
Black holes could have “back doors” to another universe
A recent study suggests that matter might in fact survive its foray into these space objects and come out the other side
VIDEO: If space was full of air, this is what the stars would sound like
The universe would be a noisy place if it wasn’t a vacuum
FREE PREVIEW: All About Space issue 48
Think you know everything about our Sun? Think again, as we discover in the latest issue of All About Space – on sale now!
Heroes of Space: Carl Sagan
From the largest stars to the smallest mote of dust, Carl Sagan helped popularise space like never before
Five newfound supermassive black holes suggest millions more
A number of supermassive black holes, clouded from direct view by gas and dust, have been found
Five facts you didn’t know about the Andromeda galaxy
Despite its familiarity, our closest spiral galaxy still manages to amaze us
Which planets inside and outside of our Solar System were the last to be discovered from Earth?
We take a look at the answer to this question
FREE PREVIEW: All About Space issue 39
What would happen if the Moon exploded? Find out in issue 39 of All About Space – out now!
Do black holes actually suck?
We take a look at the answer to this fascinating question
What will be the biggest mission in the next decade?
We find out which spacecraft will be the next big thing in our exploration of the universe