Space Science News Articles

News articles about space science, astronomy, rockets, planets, galaxies, stars...

19 September 2010

Evidence has been found of a catastrophic period of bombardment on the Moon...

19 September 2010

A selection of headlines from the British Science Festival 2010, held in the city of Birmingham...

12 September 2010

A paper published this week in the Astrophysical Journal presents the first direct observations of small asteroids in...

27 June 2010

Astronomers have been looking to distant galaxies for clues on closing the gap on estimates for the mass of the...

20 June 2010

Scientists internationally have successfully measured the diameter and brightness of an object 6 billion kilometres...

30 May 2010

Astronomers studying enigmatic grooves on the surface of Mars have uncovered secrets about the planet's historic...

25 May 2010

Scientists have discovered a new way for stars to kill themselves, perhaps also explaining where the calcium in our...

10 May 2010

The recently-launched Herschel space telescope has revealed a new way in which massive stars might form - at points...

11 April 2010

Suzanne Smrekar and colleagues have been studying Venus using an instrument on the ESA Venus Express mission and found...

10 April 2010

This week astronomers have solved a long-running debate over the nature of the surface of our neighbour planet, Venus,...

28 February 2010

One quarter of the star clusters in our galaxy may, in fact, be aliens, according to a paper in Monthly Notices of the...

14 February 2010

NASA launches the Solar Dynamics Observatory to monitor the sun in an unprecidented way...

15 November 2009

A European team of scientists may have discovered a shortcut to finding distant planets orbiting far-off stars - you...