Stars

01 July 2013

Until now, it was thought red dwarf stars could host habitable planets. But are their solar winds too strong?

30 June 2013

With his own telescope Tom Boles has personally discovered more supernovae than any other human in history. But how has...

30 June 2013

With his own telescope Tom Boles has personally discovered more supernova than any other human in history. I asked him...

30 June 2013

What will be the last life left on earth? Bacteria, or cockroaches?

30 June 2013

Jack O'Malley James tells me that life is likely to live deep underground in two billion years' time.

30 June 2013

It is not just professional astronomers who observe the Sun, as Lee Macdonald tells me.

30 June 2013

A new survey is monitoring how solar storms trigger unusual electric fields on Earth, to help understand how to protect...

30 June 2013

A new survey is monitoring how solar storms trigger unusual electric fields on Earth, to help understand how to protect...

30 June 2013

Cameras launched on brief flights aboard sounding rockets have seen sparkles in the Sun's atmosphere.

30 June 2013

Cameras launched on brief flights aboard sounding rockets have seen sparkles in the Sun's atmosphere.

13 December 2012

Research published just this week offers new solutions to a long-standing problem – What are ultra-luminous X-ray...

14 October 2012

Mobile phone data tracks malaria as it moves with humans; Spirals of dust help understand evolution of stars; A new...

02 October 2012

The Antarctic is associated with explorers, penguins and glaciers but the South Pole is also the perfect place for...

26 June 2012

How smoking fathers risk passing on damaged DNA to their children, Magnetic tornadoes heating up the surface of the Sun...

12 June 2012

We explore some cinematic science when we meet the scientific adviser on Ridley Scott's blockbuster Prometheus...