Supernovae might be a good place to hunt for alien broadcasts

Other intelligent civilisations may send transmissions after a bright galactic event like a supernova to make…

‘Forbidden’ planet somehow escaped consumption by its dying host star

The planet 8 Ursae Minoris b should have been destroyed when its star became a red…

Original Sin review: Was space flight tainted from the get-go?

A convincing new book by space policy analyst Bleddyn Bowen reveals how space technology was born…

We need a new model of space governance to address today's challenges

Access to space is growing, with more than 70 nations now operating space programmes. We urgently…

Rare green comet C/2022 E3 is about to make its closest pass by Earth

A comet that last passed by Earth about 50,000 years ago is coming around again and…

Rare Antarctic meteorite is one of the largest ever found

Antarctica is the perfect place to go meteorite hunting, as space rocks stand out on the…

JWST has seen building blocks of life in a dark, cold cloud in space

The James Webb Space Telescope has observed a frigid cloud of dust and gas where stars…

Amazing JWST images show a nebula shaped by a multi-star smash-up

The stunning filaments and coils of light that make up the Southern Ring nebula were shaped…

Amazing JWST images show a nebula shaped by a multi-star system

The stunning filaments and coils of light that make up the Southern Ring Nebula were shaped…

Up to 79% of planets in the ‘habitable zone’ may not be good for life

Many planets that have the right temperatures for liquid water on their surfaces used to be…