The gas within the galactic structures, which were formed less then a billion years after the Big Bang, have been discovered to have a ‘swirling’ behaviour
A team of more than 200 researchers is one step closer to solving the mystery behind Tabby’s Star
Could the fourth rock from the Sun have a white Christmas?
Fewer than ten of these double gigantic high-gravity objects were known previously
Dwarf galaxy J0811+4730 may serve well as a proxy for better understanding the developing chemistry of the young cosmos
An international team of cosmologists have used data from the intergalactic medium – the vast, largely empty space between galaxies – to narrow down what dark matter could be
We reveal what really happened the day we landed on the Moon in the latest issue – available now from all good supermarkets and newsagents
The spacecraft has been switched off as planned on the evening of 18 July, ending its successful mission which surpassed all expectations
A previously unknown, extremely large supercluster located in the direction of the constellation Pisces, has been identified
Thanks to the impressive photography skills of astrophotographer Chris Baker, these glorious displays are available for a limited amount of time
Using the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS), the first map of the large-scale structure of the universe has been created – based entirely on the positions of quasars
The study, which involves 13 galaxy clusters, explores the possibility that mysterious substance may be more ‘fuzzy’ than ‘cold’
Find out what’s beyond the edge of the universe in the latest issue of All About Space, available from all good supermarkets and newsagents
Elusive planets may be lurking around the edges of our solar neighbourhood, and astronomers from NASA and UC Berkeley want the public’s help to hunt them down
New clues to understanding how dust can find its way to the surface of a forming star have been uncovered
The first sighting of such activity, it suggests that our current understanding of star habits and their capabilities is incomplete
Across the universe, galaxies are being killed and the question scientists want answered is, what’s killing them?
We have the answer to this intriguing question
Discover how the biggest crash in the early Solar System holds the key to our existence in the latest issue – out now!
The tiny structures could reveal important details about a productive period of star formation in the cosmos billions of years ago