Never get lost on Pluto with this map

NASA’s New Horizons mission science team has produced this updated panchromatic (black-and-white) global map of […]


NGC1600 never does anything small, does it?

Astronomers have uncovered a near-record-breaking supermassive black hole, weighing 17 billion suns, in an unlikely […]


The way of the weasel (or the marten)

A small mammal has sabotaged the world’s most powerful scientific instrument. The Large Hadron Collider, […]

credit: Ashley Buttle/Flickr

New Moon

Peering to the outskirts of our solar system, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a […]

Credits: NASA, ESA, and A. Parker and M. Buie (SwRI)

Shouting in the universe

Imagine you want to measure the size of a room, but it’s completely dark. If […]

credit: Spitzer

Sea of Methane

Saturn’s largest moon is covered in seas and lakes of liquid hydrocarbons – and one […]

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASI/Cornell

Finally gone into the sky

It took some time and attempts, but finally Sentinel-1B is gone. Sentinel-1B lifted off on […]

Credit: ESA–Manuel Pedoussaut, 2016

A Heavenly Quartet

If you stay up a little past midnight tonight (April 24), you will see in […]


To the Moon, young men and women!

You want to explore the Moon in a different way? ESA has announced that it […]

credit: NASA