UAE will send spacecraft to visit Venus and land on an asteroid

The United Arab Emirates is planning to land on an asteroid in 2033, after a quick…

Weird white dwarf that is colder than it should be defies explanation

A white dwarf about 90 light years from Earth is so cool and dim it should…

Blue Origin is taking Star Trek’s William Shatner to space for real

The actor William Shatner, who played Captain James T. Kirk on Star Trek, will fly aboard…

Other planets in our solar system can masquerade as Earth from afar

If aliens took a picture of our solar system from afar, they might find that 6…

Lunar craters could reveal past collisions with ancient black holes

Black holes born in the big bang could be the dark matter physicists have sought for…

Our cosmic neighbourhood has so many more secrets for us to reveal

An unusual meteorite seems to help explain why the planets are in their odd present positions,…

How to use the Cassiopeia constellation to spot Andromeda and Pegasus

With its bright stars and distinctive shape, Cassiopeia is the perfect jumping-off point for exploring the…

The deepest canyons on Mars were rapidly formed by devastating floods

While most riverbeds on Earth are formed via slow erosion by running water, many of Mars’s…

Life on Venus may have only been possible for its first billion years

Previous research suggested Venus may have been habitable for 2 to 3 billion years, but that…

Exoplanet in a triple star system may orbit all three at once

Astronomers have spotted hints of a planet that orbits a distant system of three stars –…