Astronomer’s paradise or a light pollution hell? We reposition our Solar System to find out
The space telescope has ran out of the fuel needed to advance on its already-impressive nine years of service
Astronomers found hypervelocity stars racing toward the galactic centre, inferring they could have come from other galaxies
Savitskaya paved the way for female cosmonauts
How do we measure the brightness of objects in the night sky?
O, B, A, F and so on… What do they all mean?
Find out why stars come in different colours
Researchers have come up with a theory explaining why we see different radiation from the same star-destroying event
Stars are a fundamental part to our universe, but what purpose do they serve?
Where are the stars in various constellations located?
Analysis of over 800 galaxies shows that there is a relationship between a galaxy’s age and size
ESA’s Integral space observatory spotted X-rays emitted from a unusual binary star system
By adding these new constraints, astronomers should be able to differentiate between a large planet and a brown dwarf
A new study has shown that alien worlds tend to have shorter orbital periods when swinging around their metal-rich stellar parents
Astronomers hope to understand the elusive object that forms a bridge between stars and planets
The newly-discovered exoplanet shows promising signs for habitability
Before now, the ripples in space-time had only been detected from black-hole mergers
Astrophysicists reveal why destroying the fabric of the universe has solved its greatest mystery in the latest issue – available now from all good supermarkets and newsagents
Astronomers have used ALMA to capture a strikingly beautiful view of a delicate bubble of expelled material around the exotic red star U Antliae
A research team has discovered new evidence of stars forming in the Milky Way