Team uses data from space telescopes to create music.
Jan. 25, 2021 • ~5 min
There was stunning cosmic imagery to feast on over the past year - here's our pick of the offerings.
Dec. 29, 2020 • ~6 min
An international team of astronomers, led by the University of Cambridge, announced the most detailed ever catalogue of the stars in a huge swathe of our Milky
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~4 min
Not all planets orbit stars. Rogues float through the galaxy in darkness and are almost impossible to see.
Nov. 9, 2020 • ~6 min
A new method suggests we should aim to detect dark matter haloes by tracing galactic gas.
Oct. 22, 2020 • ~7 min
New galaxy simulations could help reveal the origins of the Milky Way and provide clues in the decades-long search for dark matter, researchers say.
Aug. 28, 2020 • ~6 min
Towns and cities create an orange glow on the horizon at night. It's so widespread that it even disturbs sea creatures.
Aug. 11, 2020 • ~6 min
New models could inform researchers working to get the very first picture of Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the Milky Way's center.
June 17, 2020 • ~8 min
New techniques are being used to transform images from Hubble into spectacular 3D visualisations.
April 24, 2020 • ~7 min
The Milky Way may be catapulting stars into its outer galactic halo, researchers say. The finding could change how we think about how star systems are born.
April 20, 2020 • ~6 min