Astronomy News

Wed Jan 04, 2012 12:25pm

Moon-mapping satellites nearly ready to go to work

Fri Dec 23, 2011 10:56am

NASA has a Xmas treat for us all

Thu Dec 22, 2011 11:18am

Believed to be remnants of gas giants consumed by red giant star earlier

Wed Dec 21, 2011 10:42am

But search for a true ‘Earth twin’ continues

Thu Dec 15, 2011 11:56am

'Sungrazer' comet to meet a fiery, Icarus-like death tonight

Tue Dec 13, 2011 4:22pm

New images of Saturn's moon captured by Cassini spacecraft

Tue Dec 13, 2011 11:04am

Astronomers will watch the feast in real time

Fri Dec 09, 2011 12:27pm

Scientists collaborate on new rovers that will make navigation decisions for themselves

Thu Dec 08, 2011 12:06pm

Opportunity finds seam of water-deposited calcium sulphate

Tue Dec 06, 2011 11:31am

VLT telescopes offer clearer picture of transfer of matter from one star in a double system to another

Tue Dec 06, 2011 10:17am

Very Large Telescope finds a star that's spinning round at over 2 million kilometres per hour

Mon Dec 05, 2011 5:37pm

New planet is the first identified by Kepler in its star's 'Goldilocks' zone

Mon Dec 05, 2011 12:01pm

New video created using images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft

Thu Dec 01, 2011 12:14pm

Two teams of scientists develop two different theories to explain 2010's remarkable cosmic event

Wed Nov 30, 2011 10:31am

The famous amateur astronomer and discoverer of comets makes 50 years' worth of observing notes available to the public

Fri Nov 25, 2011 11:54am

Find details of Curiosity's launch scheduled for Saturday 26 November

Thu Nov 17, 2011 1:01pm

Scientists find evidence of subsurface lakes on Europa

Mon Nov 14, 2011 3:09pm

Manned spaceflights to the International Space Station resume

Mon Nov 14, 2011 10:56am

Researchers studying asteroid Lutetia have found that it could be a fragment of the same material that originally formed Earth.

Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:06am

No need to panic, though – the risk of impact is zero

Now on its fifth consecutive win at the JPL-hosted event, the team will move on to the...
A batch of new papers summarizes the lander's findings above and below the surface of the...
Engineers have a plan for pushing down on the heat probe, which has been stuck at the...
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