How do we measure the brightness of objects in the night sky?
Meet the future technology that could harness power and energy from a star in the most unusual way
Gemma Lavender gets to the bottom of this question for us.
Things are heating up at NASA as Solar Probe Plus prepares to take a plunge into the Sun
Stars are a fundamental part to our universe, but what purpose do they serve?
The Polish astronomer who revolutionised our understanding of the Earth’s place in the Solar System.
What would happen to us if we suddenly switched our Sun for a red dwarf?
We take a look at how big these cooler regions of our star can get
Radio images made with a combination of telescopes in space and on the ground resolve the outburst merely a couple of 12 light-days from its launching site
We take a look at how these ‘dirty snowballs’ are made
Get the hottest ticket going – the ticket that will take you onboard NASA’s Parker Solar Probe
We zoom in on the famous nebula to find out
The European Space Agency aim to construct a spacecraft that will warn us about perilous incoming solar activity
Since astronomers first measured the size of an extrasolar planet 17 years ago, they have struggled to answer the question: how did the largest planets get to be so large?
We investigate why this is the case
World-leading astronomers reveal the likelihood that ET has finally phoned home in the latest issue of All About Space – out now!
W Hydrae had the same starting mass as our nearest star, but it’s billions of years more evolved
Intense solar activity has sparked the fiercest aurora and radiation reading ever recorded on Mars
NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory caught two extremely powerful flares erupting from the Sun’s surface
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter turned its sights to the Earth, imaging the Moon’s shadow as it made its way across the surface of our planet