On this day in 1868 an unsung astronomer, who helped to discover our place in the universe, was born
Is this one of the ways the universe could end?
Are these dense objects scattered throughout the universe?
The Dharma Planet Survey has shown that science fiction may be a little less so
The amateur astronomer who discovered Pluto and visited the dwarf planet after his death
Do things crash together or is it more serene?
We take a look at the life so far of one of the greatest physicists of the modern day.
Is there such a thing as a ‘galactic habitable zone’?
Gemma Lavender gets to the bottom of this question for us.
Ordinary matter, or ‘baryons’, make up all physical objects in existence, from stars to the cores of black holes
Is a magnetar some kind of magnetic star? Find out here
The very first particles of light came from somewhere. We find out where
There’s plenty of it, so what shape do we think the universe is?
We take a look at what causes these stars to speed across the universe
Back in 2014, we caught up with the great scientist to get his thoughts on the universe, his cameo in Star Trek: The Next Generation and why we could be living in a hologram
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