The EU satellite navigation programme Galileo signed a 500 million euro agreement for three Ariane-5 launchers on August 20 with Arianespace, which will bring an operational Galileo service much closer. […]
A space probe that has been racing across the solar system to catch up with a comet for a decade will finally reach its historic destination Wednesday ...
Bulgaria will join much of the rest of the planet in seeing a Super Moon on July 12 2014, the first of three this year. A Super Moon happens when [&he ...
Astronomers say they’ve discovered “an Earth-size diamond in space.” The white dwarf star, some 900 million light-years away, could be the colde ...
Three former astronauts are sounding the alarm about the dangers our planet faces from asteroid impacts and how steps must be taken now to protect against a catastrophic asteroid strike. […]
The EU is set to launch the first satellite of its ambitious civilian Earth-monitoring programme, Copernicus, on April 3. The Sentinel-1A satellite will carry an advanced radar to scan Earth’s […]
Whenever you think of a planet with rings around it, Saturn probably comes to mind first. Jupiter, Uranus and Neptune – the four outer giant planets – also have rings, […]
NASA’s Kepler mission said on February 26 2014 that it had found 715 new planets. These newly-verified worlds orbit 305 stars, revealing multiple-planet systems much like our own solar system, […]
The discovery of a three-star system may yield clues that help scientists define the true nature of gravity. The system, which consists of two white dwarf stars and a superdense pulsar, […]
Our universe is at even greater risk of collapse than has been previously thought, according physicists in Denmark. Not only are the scientists predicting the end of the world… but the end […]