It would take a while to count the stars in the sky but that’s exactly what scientists, astronomers and countryside campaigners want you to do. The sixth annual star count is taking place over the next month to help map light pollution in the UK. To get involved you need to go outside, count the stars in the Orion constellation and submit your results online before 23rd February. The initiative was started by the Campaign to Protect Rural England and the British Astronomical Society.
They would take just 30 minutes to reach Earth from the Moon.
The NASA Hubble telescope has detected shooting ‘cannonballs’ twice as big as the planet Mars hurtling through space. The
Scientists claim to have found the ‘closest ever’ second-Earth, just outside our solar system. A report from the German Weekly
GRBs are the most powerful explosions in the universe.
Gamma-ray bursts cut through space at close to the speed of light, leave a trail of celestial destruction and are powerful
An ancient, alien star passed through our solar system just 70,000 years ago, astronomers have discovered. The rogue star
Two individuals that could benefit from Galilei's controversial theory of heliocentrism are QVC channel host Shawn Killenger
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