‘What is outside the Universe?’
An energetic outburst from an infant star streaks across this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
Duncan Lunan looks at the origin of the Universe, and the different ways in which it may end.
The twin galaxies NGC 4496A and NGC 4496B dominate the frame in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.
” a huge, complex pattern which has been given the Hawaiian name ‘Laniakea’, hundreds of millions of light-years in extent”
The Moon will be New on March 2nd, and Full on March 18th, near Spica in Virgo the following night.
Event horizon of M87 black hole, 6 billion solar masses. Read on to find out more from astronomy expert Duncan Lunan
A spectacular head-on collision between two galaxies fueled an unusual triangular-shaped star-birthing frenzy, as captured in a new image from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope.
‘“The Nebra sky disc? Some years ago I saw a television programme about it. ‘
” The Alpha Centauri and Proxima stars are being studied intensively in Breakthrough Listen’s ‘Pale Red Dot’ project”