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
New imagery shows geologic features that indicate the tiny planet is still contracting today, joining Earth as a tectonically active planet in our Solar System
Scientists have accessed powerful data that allows them to study the dwarf planet’s inner structure
Many areas have been cold enough to trap water ice for a billion years, suggesting that ice deposits could exist there now
For the first time since 1967, the Summer Solstice coincides with a bright moonlit sky
Could astronauts one day be printing rather than building a base on the lunar surface?
What scientists have seen doesn’t fit their predictions
The object was the size of a small boulder and may be part of a meteor swarm that also flew past Earth