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NASA has mapped the shape of the bubble surrounding our solar system using a cutting-edge model from previous space mission data. Experts now know the planets of our solar system is cocooned in a magnetic...

American astrobiologist Carl Sagan has once famously argued we are all “made of space stuff” as the matter in our bodies has all come from space. He said: “The nitrogen in our DNA, the...

The techniques used in observing the January 2019 total lunar eclipse from the iconic Hubble Space Telescope will soon be replicated to search for signs of alien life. The eclipse event exploited by Hubble...

The Perseid meteor shower annually takes place usually from mid-July to the end of August. This period of Perseid activity finds the meteor shower peaking over a single night. The fireball shower is at...

The scientific consensus is an almost impossible amount of energy materialised apparently from nowhere approximately 13.8 billion years ago – the Big Bang. In an instant of speedy expansion, this...

Earth is alone in our solar system for its hospitality for hosting life as we know it. However, a new study indicates other star systems could have as many as seven Earth-like planets. And space scientists...

The US space agency NASA has been aware of infrequent outbursts from the double star system V745 Sco. Astronomers have estimated V745 Sco is located approximately 25,000 light-years from our planet. V745...

Since the 1950s, humans have been sending objects into space, in the search for some of the most profound answers. And the improvement of technology has lead to an ever-increasing number of space missions. This,...

One person described it as the “brightest” meteor they had ever seen, as the fireball boomed over the southern States, turning light into day. The International Meteor Organisation (IMO) received...

August’s Full Moon is known in some circles as the Sturgeon Moon, which began peaking yesterday, August 2. The eighth Full Moon of 2020 will peak tonight, Monday, August 3, and will continue to appear...

Before the solar system was packed with the eight planets we know today – or nine if you still include Pluto – it was full of planetesimals. Planetesimals were essentially small planets, ranging...

Two NASA astronauts who rode SpaceX’s new Crew Dragon to the International Space Station more than two months ago are planning to return today (Sunday, August 2). The planned splashdown comes as...

Although the Israelite King Omri does not feature prominently in scripture, archaeology has shed more light on his reign. In particular, Omri is named on the Mesha Stele or Moabite Stone, which has been...

An object in the sky appeared to change shape midstream, shifting from a five-pointed star to a pyramid in a matter of seconds. The person filming the footage, over Rio de Janeiro, had to double-take as...

This week marked the 51st anniversary of NASA’s iconic mission which touched down on the unchartered extraterrestrial body on July 20, 1969, with Neil Armstrong jumping off the lunar lander Eagle...

NASA’s Hubble telescope snapped an image of the supermassive black hole at the centre of the M87 galaxy, emitting a powerful jet. The black hole is 55 million light years away and has around 6.5billion...