Grav Waves, here we come

LISA Pathfinder will be launched on Wednesday 2 December at 04:15 UTC (05:15 CET). Information […]

credit: ESA/J.Mai - CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO

Eaten alive

An international team of astrophysicists led by a Johns Hopkins University scientist has for the […]

Modified from an original image by Amadeo Bachar.

Sneaky snakes crawling

Animations that compress 25 years of satellite images into just one second reveal the complex […]

credit: USGS

The beast from behind

… The scale is 10.9 m/pixel and the image measures 11.1 km across. The contrast […]

Credits: ESA/Rosetta/NAVCAM – CC BY-SA IGO 3.0

A complex crater

The central portion of this image is dominated by a sharp-rimmed crater that is roughly […]

credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

The Comet Conclusion

A star called KIC 8462852 has been in the news recently for unexplained and bizarre […]

credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

I’m not really bald

The solar system might be a lot hairier than we thought. A new study publishing […]

credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Ring in the sky

One hundred years ago this month, Albert Einstein published his theory of general relativity, one […]

credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/UA/J.Irwin et al; Optical: NASA/STSc

The Real Hubble

Edwin Hubble was a man of great talent, exceptional dedication, and excellent timing who reshaped […]