Perturbations in Saturn’s rings reveal how long a day is on the gas giant

Can I have weekdays in Saturn-days and weekends in Earth-days?

Scientists come up with most accurate age of Saturn’s rings yet

If dinosaurs had telescopes, they might have seen a lonely Saturn, without rings.

Japan start-up planning to sell “shooting stars on demand” launched their first satellite

No word on how much one of these shows will cost just yet.

Saturn’s moon Titan has rainfall and seasons

It’s raining hydrocarbon on Titan.

Researchers find black hole that spins almost as fast as (we think) they can spin

Hope it won’t get dizzy and stumble our way!

China grows the first plants on the far side of the moon

The cotton sprouts, unfortunately, perished after a couple of days.

What’s the difference between an asteroid and a meteorite?

The meteorite only lives as it is falling.

New Horizons beams back clear image of farthest object ever visited in the solar system

Brian May from Queen also wrote a song about it.

China spacecraft makes historic landing on the dark side of the moon

It’s the first mission to ever land on the far side of the moon.

Astronomers find a new way to ‘see’ dark matter using starlight from rogue stars

Lone stars that roam through intergalactic space might one-day probe the nature of dark matter.

Researchers find a new class of planets, made of sapphires and rubies


Saturn’s rings are raining down — in about 100 million years, they’ll be gone

If you like it then you should have kept the rings on it.

Building blocks of life can spontaneously form in outer space

Biology — it may literally be out of this world.

This star is so massive it’s forming another star instead of planets

Now, that’s a first!

Astronomers just discovered the most distant object in the solar system — they’ve called it ‘Farout’

It’s more than 100 times farther away than Earth is from the sun.

Nuclear-powered ‘tunnelbot’ could probe the depths of Europa’s oceans

Europa’s almost as cold as your ex’s heart, just as frozen.

Virgin Galactic tourist space rocket passes first test

Fancy a trip to outer space?

Exploding stars may have wiped off large ocean life 2.5 million years ago

The planet’s largest shark may have been killed by a supernova.

NASA spacecraft beams back first image from inside the Sun’s atmosphere

We have a spacecraft inside the sun’s atmosphere — take that in for a moment.

Voyager 2 enters interstellar space

Take me with you!