Do all moons have to be solid? Let’s find out.
Meet the future technology that could harness power and energy from a star in the most unusual way
Gemma Lavender spirals her way into this question for us.
The last installment includes the iconic images of finding lander Philae and the orbiter’s final descent to Comet 67P’s surface
The haul includes a particular standout: a likely planet that orbits the star HD 73344, which would be the brightest planet host ever discovered by the mission
The new finding could add to scientists’ understanding of Mars’ interior and its past potential for habitability
Why is the furthest planet from the Sun, Neptune, warmer than Uranus?
The Polish astronomer who revolutionised our understanding of the Earth’s place in the Solar System.
Astronomers confirm the existence of the first carbon-rich lump of space rock in the outer reaches of the Solar System
A head-on collision, a near miss or not even possible? We find out if these two planets can actually collide
We find out why one of these exotic planets can’t be found in our Solar System
How one of the world’s greatest astronomers shaped our understanding of the universe
Wherever you are in the world, don’t miss the blast off of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) by tuning into our livestream
Courtesy of a Very Large Telescope instrument, there has now been an influx of fantastic images unmasking the dusty discs that surround young stars
Being our next-door neighbour, can we grab stunning views of the surface of Venus?
We find out what the biggest impact is on this Galilean moon
Venus remains the star of the evening skies, while Saturn and Mars keep close company in the morning
We take a look at why the members of the Solar System vary in colour
We take a look at how these ‘dirty snowballs’ are made
The latest scientific results from NASA’s Juno spacecraft unveil new information about the planets cloud tops, along with some amazing new images