Tagged With Astronomy

Scientists have found two planets outside our solar system that could host extra-terrestrial life


The most spectacular meteor shower of the year is coming this weekend — here's how to watch it


NASA's biggest-ever hunt for alien planets is finally underway — and the agency expects to discover 'strange, fantastic worlds'




The total lunar eclipse would look stunning from the moon — Earth's sunrise and sunset will connect in a ring of fire


Scientists just found a dozen new moons around Jupiter — including one they're calling an 'oddball'


The longest total lunar eclipse in a century is about to happen -- here's how Earth will colour the moon blood-red



A ghostly particle detected in Antarctica has led astronomers to a super-massive spinning black hole called a 'blazar'


Astronomers caught a planet being born for the first time in a stunning new picture


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 28-year-old who defeated a powerful House Democrat, has an asteroid named after her — here's why


An astronomer's stunning photo of the Milky Way shows our galaxy through a crystal ball


All stars in the universe may form in pairs -- but we can't find the sun's missing 'Nemesis'


This astronomer's poem beautifully explains the monumental discovery of 7 Earth-sized planets


The fastest-growing black hole in the universe eats a sun every 48 hours - and Australian astronomers have found it


Scientists just published the best map of our galaxy ever created -- and it pins down the location of 1.7 billion stars


The 2018 vernal equinox has arrived -- here's what it is and how it works


Amateur astronomers discovered a new type of aurora that you can see much farther south -- and they named it 'Steve'



A 'Worm Moon' is coming this weekend -- here's what to expect


When you buy a star, the name you give it isn't officially recognised -- here's why


An amateur astronomer has caught the first photos of a star exploding


Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster will eventually crash in space -- and scientists think they know where and by when