“This thing is an oddball,” says Karen Meech of the University of Hawaii’s Institute for Astronomy who leads an international team studying this interstellar interloper
NASA’s Mars Odyssey orbiter has gained its first look at the moon, pursuing a deeper understanding by examining it in infrared wavelengths
Space debris about half the size of a pinhead slammed into part of the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter and produced a zigzag Moon image
The pair reside in the frigid outskirts of our Solar System called the Kuiper Belt
We go on a hunt for white holes in the latest issue of All About Space, out now!
The flyby marks the mission’s final opportunity for up-close observations of the lakes and seas of liquid hydrocarbons that spread across the moon’s northern polar region
Scientists have discovered hydrogen gas in the plume of material erupting from Enceladus
NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft performed a previously unscheduled manoeuvre this week
On 26 February, an annular solar eclipse will rise and set over a large area of the Southern Hemisphere – don’t miss it!
The white dwarf pulsar has eluded astronomers for over half a century
The crew of Apollo 1 were the first fatalities in America’s space programme, but they will forever be remembered as pioneers of manned space exploration
Our natural satellite could be the last in a series of moons that orbited our planet in the past
Courtesy of Slooh, watch a dazzling display of shooting stars coincide with a megamoon
Discover how the biggest crash in the early Solar System holds the key to our existence in the latest issue – out now!
Our natural satellite’s orbit has a surprisingly large tilt
New results from the NASA’s GRAIL spacecraft are providing insights into the huge impacts that dominated worlds of the early Solar System
The lunar surface is being churned up more than 100 times faster than scientists previously thought
Welcome to the 10th dimension of the universe, where reality is stranger than we initially thought…
The plasma balls are zooming so fast through space it would take only 30 minutes for them to travel from Earth to the Moon
Look through the telescopic eyes of NASA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory and be truly amazed