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 Astrophysical Journal about Nasa’s discovery […]
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 sp ...
NASA scientists have found strong evidence of salt water streams on Mars, at least during the red planet’s summer, the space agency announced Mo ...
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 eithe ...
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 […]
An unmanned Russian supply ship has burned up over the Pacific Ocean after a failed cargo run to the International Space Station. The Russian space agency said the spacecraft fell […]
Bulgaria will see a partial solar eclipse on March 20, when the shadow of new moon will blot out about half the sun’s disc in late morning. In Sofia, the […]
Engineers at the European Space Agency opened an early Christmas present — a new satellite for the Galileo navigation program. The satellite, manufactured in Germany, will now be tested in […]