Space adverts are now economically viable but potentially dangerous

Falling launch costs for satellites mean space advertising may now make commercial sense, according to a…

Lava erupting on Jupiter’s volcanic moon Io is over 1000°C

Astronomers used radio telescopes to estimate the temperature of molten rock on Io, the most volcanically…

Astronomers found a weird asteroid closer to the sun than any other

Scientists have found three strange asteroids that orbit relatively close to the sun – one is…

JWST and Hubble teamed up to take a stunning image of two galaxies

The James Webb Space Telescope and the Hubble Space Telescope observe the universe in different wavelengths,…

Did magnetism shape the universe? An epic experiment suggests it did

The idea that magnetism helped shape the universe has been dismissed by scientists for decades, but…

Photo shows 10,000 km debris tail caused by DART asteroid smash

After NASA’s DART spacecraft slammed into the asteroid Dimorphos, the debris from the collision was blown…

A long-lost rogue planet could explain unexpectedly distant asteroids

The outer solar system holds some chunks of ice and rock that orbit so far from…

NASA’s Juno spacecraft takes closest images of Europa for 20 years

NASA’s Juno spacecraft flew just 352 kilometres above Jupiter’s moon Europa, sending back extraordinarily detailed images…

SpaceX may help the Hubble Space Telescope boost its lifespan

NASA and SpaceX are studying whether it would be possible to use a Dragon spacecraft to…

When two galaxies collide they often stop making new stars

When two galaxies collide, it creates a burst of energy that kills off star formation –…