A powerful wave of thermal radiation caught rippling through an accretionary disc of gas surrounding a distant protostar could be the strongest evidence yet for how the most massive stars in the Universe form.
Perseverance Mars rover making steady progress toward July launch
Astronomers find closest black hole yet in ‘nearby’ star system
SpaceX to debut satellite-dimming sunshade on next Starlink launch
Scientists optimistic planetary probes won’t face coronavirus launch delays
Hubble captures dramatic images of comet flying apart
Hubble at 30: A cosmic legacy
Now you see it, now you don’t: The case of the vanishing exoplanet
Earth-size habitable-zone planet found in archived Kepler data
Star’s orbit around black hole more proof Einstein was right
Observations show shock waves likely key to nova’s brightness
Look to the north-west this evening (21 May), soon after sunset, to enjoy a spectacular coming together of brilliant Venus and shy and elusive Mercury.
See Comet 2020 F8 (SWAN) gracing UK skies tonight!
Eta Aquarid meteor shower reaches peak
Ade Ashford reviews TS-Optics’ versatile grab-and-go 60mm f/6 photo-visual telescope.
TS Photoline 60mm f/5.5 apo travel ‘scope
The Gemini North telescope has captured one of the sharpest views of Jupiter ever taken from the ground, an infrared mosaic revealing new insights into the giant planet’s turbulent atmosphere.
A hundred thousand supernovae
Detailed Moon map provides high-resolution ‘blueprint’ for lunar geology
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