Astronomy

Who’s Out There?— Ozone? What Else?

Could seasonal variations in atmospheric content provide evidence for life on exoplanets? Sounds better than just a sniff of…

Nearby Alien Planet May Be Capable of Supporting Life

One of the nearest exoplanets to Earth may be a decent abode for life. Ross 128b — which lies just 11…

Kepler in safe mode amid concerns spacecraft is running out of fuel

WASHINGTON — NASA’s Kepler spacecraft has paused science observations upon receiving indications that the spacecraft may be finally running…

Mars is on its way closer to Earth — and you can see it for yourself

The last time the Red Planet got this close was back in 2003 If you’ve taken a look at…

World UFO Day 2018: How close have we actually got to finding aliens, and what would they be like?

Exciting data has emerged from Mars and Enceladus, but extra-terrestrials will likely be tiny bacteria not intergalactic space travellers As…

New model predicts that we’re probably the only advanced civilization in the observable universe

The Fermi Paradox remains a stumbling block when it comes to the search for extra-terrestrial intelligence (SETI). Named…

Scientists closer to unveiling source of mysterious bursts from distant object

An object is producing multiple short, powerful, fast radio bursts, but scientists don’t know why In a galaxy three…

Mars will get ring like Saturn, scientists predict

The Red Planet could find itself wearing a stylish new accessory in tens of millions of years. A ring like Saturn’s…

Kickstarting the Youngest Astronomers with “Universe in a Box”

Most children are naturally interested in science. And if you’ve ever heard a five-year-old recite complicated dinosaur…

Meteor lights up night sky in northern Russia

(Reuters) – Russians with smartphones and dashboard cameras captured…

The In’s and Out’s of Observatories

Most of what we know about space doesn’t come from man going to space. Much of our knowledge is…

So – you’re still interested in astronomy? Mercury

If you remember, last time we took a look at 10 things you wanted to know about

So – you’re still interested in astronomy? Venus

So – you’re still interested in astronomy? If you remember, last time we took a look at 10 things you…

So, You’re Interested in Astronomy?

Hello again, and welcome back to – So, You’re Interested in Astronomy? If you remember, so far we’ve looked at…

COSMOS Trailer Rocks Comic Con

  The trailer for the new COSMOS

IMAX 3D Film 'Hidden Universe' – Teaser Trailer

High-resolution time-lapses of state-of-the-art telescopes, celestial structures and a simulation of the evolution of the universe are the highlights…

10 things you might want to know about our solar system

So – you’re interested in Astronomy? Here are 10 things you might want to know about our solar system 1. Our…

UFOs Flunk Believability Test for Alien Contact

The scientific search for life off Earth goes back at least 100 years;…

Blue Skies Smiling at…Mars?

Mars with a blue sky is a bit disconcerting (here’s a…

How The World Will End, According To 1939

Some say the world will end in fire, some say in…

The James Webb Space Telescope, Ready To Be Frozen

It’s cold up there in space, so before the James Webb…

Newborn planets spotted slurping up gas from young parent star

Astroboffins have seen a key stage in the birth of giant planets for…

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