A rare set of atmospheric ‘sprites’ have been caught on camera by the European Southern Observatory in Chile. But this is
Astronomers have spotted a beautiful - and fairly romantic - sight in deep space: a nebula shaped like an engagement ring
This video from the Atacama Large Millimeter/sub-Millimeter Array (ALMA) in northern Chile looks at first like a fairly standard
A distant galaxy has been spotted feeding off a gigantic cloud of gas. The simplest models of galaxy formation involve clouds
Three potentially habitable 'Super Earth' worlds have been found orbiting a triple-star system just 22 light years from Earth
The constellation of Orion is one of the most recognisable in the night sky, but new photos show a dramatic red trail of
They have discovered exoplanets and second Earths, and brought us a steady stream of astoundingly beautiful space images
Taureans are dark, determined and mysterious if you don't know them well enough. So too is the constellation Taurus, which
The Helix Nebula has been shot for the first time in infrared revealing amazing cometary knots and never-before-seen details
The "super massive" black hole at the centre of our galaxy is luring its prey steadily towards, and we can witness it for
Black Hole Eats Its Prey