When you look up to the sky remember that at any given time there are between 9,000 and 13,000 aircraft in the air (according to the US Federal Aviation Agency, there are at…
Researchers use 3D models to better our understanding of how planets are formed.
We’re often told that an event or offer is a “˜once-in-a-lifetime’ opportunity, something not to be missed; and usually that’s just hyperbole. But on June 6 we’ll witness an astronomical event that is…
The planet lies 22 light-years from Earth and, most importantly, contains the precious liquid known as water.
Lunar eclipses are safe to watch, and you’ll have the chance to see one on December 10-11, 2011.
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2011 honoured revolutionary, completely unexpected observations of the inflation of our Universe.
In order to understand how the solar system began, we need to further investigate the ways in which planets are formed. LkCa 15 may hold one of the answers.
Near the end of a star’s life, the temperature in its core rises and causes the star to expand into a red-giant.
The red hypergiant VY Canis Majoris holds the current distinction for being the largest star ever observed, in terms of volume, measuring 2,600 times larger than the Sun.