A full on smashup or a near miss? We find out what happens to planets when their galaxies collide
How one of the world’s greatest astronomers shaped our understanding of the universe
Rubin became the first person to provide evidence for the existence of dark matter
Do things crash together or is it more serene?
Researchers have used sophisticated computer simulations that could answer a burning question in astrophysics
The new study was conducted using NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory
Researchers have come up with a theory explaining why we see different radiation from the same star-destroying event
50 galaxies within our cosmic backyard have been studied extensively in visible and ultraviolet images
Is our Milky Way destined to collide with any other galaxies?
There’s plenty of it, so what shape do we think the universe is?
We take a look at what causes these stars to speed across the universe
Back in 2014, we caught up with the great scientist to get his thoughts on the universe, his cameo in Star Trek: The Next Generation and why we could be living in a hologram
New studies of satellite galaxies in Centaurus A show results that challenge our current understanding of almost 27 per cent of the universe
The gas within the galactic structures, which were formed less then a billion years after the Big Bang, have been discovered to have a ‘swirling’ behaviour
The supermassive object was observed just 680 million years after the Big Bang
The results provide more valuable evidence in support of our current model of the universe
After much consideration, the next-generation instrument will observe 13 targets in its first five months of scientific observations
We take a look at how these filters can be a saviour for astronomers battling light pollution
This unusual phenomenon within galaxy clusters may indicate to a new physics at work
Galactic member NGC 1316 has been found to be a goldmine of information