Astronomy

13 June 2017

Our fiendish Question and Answer quiz returns, but can the panel handle it?

13 June 2017

As the saying goes, "In Space, no one can hear you scream"... But is it true?

06 June 2017

Is it possible to find a second planet to live on?

30 May 2017

Did we originate beyond the stars?

16 May 2017

New measurements show a giant lava-filled crater on Jupiter's moon Io.

25 April 2017

Plumes given off by jet sprays from the ocean of Saturn's moon Enceladus suggest an ocean inside the moon may...

25 April 2017

Could detecting an atmosphere on an exoplanet suggest life outside our Solar System?

28 February 2017

A team of scientists just discovered seven new planets, 39 light-years away. Could any of them host life?

14 February 2017

Top tips on how to get your very own space rock...

14 February 2017

Desert Fireball need your help to find meteorites and track their origins back to outer space.

14 February 2017

What have we found out so far from the Rosetta-Philae mission? And what does a comet smell like?

14 February 2017

What's the difference between a meteorite, an asteroid and a comet?

14 February 2017

Naked Scientist Connie Orbach won a meteorite and Graihagh Jackson made it her mission to find out more...

25 January 2017

Terraforming is a controversial concept but could make Mars more like Earth.

25 January 2017

...and it's pretty cosy.

25 January 2017

Mars is hostile, there's no getting around that so how will humans survive?

25 January 2017

Living without gravity can have some serious side effects, as astronaut Stanley G Love found out...

25 January 2017

Elon Musk's target of 2024 seems ambitious, so how realistic is this goal?

24 January 2017

A look back at Gene Cernan's achievements and hopes for space exploration.

04 January 2017

How one community has decided to turn the lights down low in the search for darkness...

04 January 2017

Does it matter that the light bulb is destroying the night?

02 January 2017

What if we found life beyond the Earth?

02 January 2017

If you fill out Drake's equation, life beyond Earth is highly probable...

02 January 2017

...but it's not all easy. Space is a dangerous and inhospitable place but if successful, we can look for microbial...