An international team of astronomers, using an array of ground and space telescopes, has discovered an astonishing seven Earth-sized planets in a system just 40 light years away. Water, water […]
Bulgaria’s capital Sofia will be among places from which the penumbral lunar eclipse in the early hours of February 11 2017 will be visible R ...
Skywatchers in Bulgaria will be able to enjoy one of the summer night sky’s most spectacular annual displays as the 2016 Perseid meteor showers ...
A Bulgarian who has a doctorate in astrophysics from Johns Hopkins University has been named as lead author on research to be published in the Astroph ...
The first colour images of Pluto’s atmospheric hazes, returned by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft last week, reveal that the hazes are blue, the space agency said on October 8 2015. […]
NASA scientists have found strong evidence of salt water streams on Mars, at least during the red planet’s summer, the space agency announced Monday. The lines of “hydrated” salt minerals […]
In the wake of the pope’s visit to the United States, a rare – and unrelated celestial event – will happen in the heavens. You’ll see it either Sunday or […]
People in Europe will have a chance to see a total lunar eclipse on the night of September 27–28. The eclipse is visible from much of the world, but times […]
This year’s Perseid meteor shower is set to peak in the very early morning hours of August 11 to 13. Unlike 2014, the Perseid meteor shower will not have a […]
NASA’s Kepler mission has confirmed the first near-Earth-size planet in the “habitable zone” around a sun-like star. This discovery and the introduction of 11 other new small habitable zone candidate […]