On 21 January skywatchers across many parts of the world will be able to see a total eclipse of the Moon
Could the planets in our Solar System be getting closer and closer to the Sun?
What is it about this terrestrial world’s atmosphere that gives it its unusual colour?
Do comets look as vibrant when they’re not getting a helping hand from the Sun?
The Kuiper Belt Object’s remarkable appearance illuminates the processes that built the planets four and a half billion years ago
Meet the future technology that could harness power and energy from a star in the most unusual way
Rosetta flew through the bow shock before it had fully formed, offering a unique perspective on comets in the Solar System
Asteroid Chariklo and dwarf planet Haumea have managed to form and maintain their own rings
Is there a reasoning behind it or is it still a mystery? We take a look…
Astronomer’s paradise or a light pollution hell? We reposition our Solar System to find out
How one of the world’s greatest astronomers shaped our understanding of the universe
After a journey spanning over 40 years, the Voyager 2 spacecraft could soon be leaving the Solar System
Cryovolcanism has erupted throughout the history of Ceres, but such continuous activity has not had the same extensive impact on the dwarf planet’s surface as standard volcanism on Earth
We find out the type of route a comet takes through the solar neighbourhood
We know it was a competition during the 20th Century, but what was the end result?
What is it about Pluto that made astronomers – such as the likes of Dr Mike Brown, Professor of Planetary Astronomy at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) – insist on its declassification?
NASA’s iconic infrared telescope has reached a tremendous milestone, revealing many unknown details about our solar system and beyond in the process
How do space rocks make such large dents in celestial bodies?
The Polish astronomer who revolutionised our understanding of the Earth’s place in the Solar System.
Microscopic ice-blue crystals called hibonite showed that the early Sun was extremely active, peppering the Solar System with energetic particles