Astronomy News

Tue Dec 16, 2014 3:25pm

These distant objects could reveal how young star systems form planets

Fri Dec 12, 2014 1:28pm

The former astronaut was in Bristol talking about his experiences of commanding the ISS

Thu Dec 11, 2014 1:26pm

Analysis of 67P’s water shows it differs greatly from that found on our planet.

Mon Dec 08, 2014 1:19pm

After nine years the spacecraft is roused on approach to Pluto

Thu Dec 04, 2014 12:08pm

The Japanese Hayabusa 2 mission will return a sample of the space rock to Earth

Wed Dec 03, 2014 1:10pm

Strong jets make the spiral galaxy a very unusual find

Mon Dec 01, 2014 5:34pm

NASA's new crewed module will undergo its first in orbit test later this week

Thu Nov 27, 2014 11:47am

NASA probes have found a natural ‘deflector shield’ that repels killer electrons

Tue Nov 25, 2014 5:37pm

A visit to the Pic du Midi Observatory at 2,877m in the beautiful Haute-Pyrénées in the south of France is a must for stargazers and amateur astronomers.

Mon Nov 24, 2014 3:44pm

Contemplating alien worlds could help us learn more about our own.

Wed Nov 19, 2014 4:57pm

Crowd funding for the project prepares for lift-off

Mon Nov 17, 2014 4:30pm

Cosmic winds remove gas from galaxies, preventing the birth of new stars

Wed Nov 12, 2014 11:40am

We reveal how ESA plan to land a probe on a comet for the first time

Mon Nov 10, 2014 5:02pm

The three probes have monitored the effect of the dust trail on the planet

Wed Nov 05, 2014 1:20pm

The Philae lander will attempt to touch down on the site on 12 November 2014

Tue Nov 04, 2014 1:01pm

 A new class of star may be being formed at the centre of our Galaxy

Tue Oct 28, 2014 5:06pm

The immense fireball was first spotted by an amateur astronomer

Fri Oct 24, 2014 4:40pm


Explore space in real time on Sunday 2 November with the Slooh Community Space Observatory

Wed Oct 22, 2014 9:51am

The satellite could have an odd shaped core or a liquid ocean beneath its crust

Mon Oct 20, 2014 11:18am

Bristol artists explore the proposed Mars One project

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