New 'Planet Biden' could shed light on origins of solar system

Briefing Thu 27 Mar, AT 13:15

Possible dwarf planet suggests that many worlds lurk undetected beyond the orbit of Pluto

Space

Nasa Kepler telescope discovers 715 new planets

One-Minute Read Thu 27 Feb, AT 12:35

Findings represent the 'largest windfall of planets' ever announced – and some may be habitable

Jam doughnut rock spotted on Mars leaves Nasa baffled

One-Minute Read Mon 20 Jan, AT 14:12

'We were absolutely startled,' admit scientists as Opportunity Rover captures image of new rock

Rosetta awoken: why is unique space mission so significant?

Briefing Mon 20 Jan, AT 11:53

Key milestone in mission to land on a comet and find out more about origin of the solar system

India's Mars mission Q&A: what will Mangalyaan discover?

Briefing Tue 5 Nov, AT 11:08

Can India afford the £60m it's costing to become the fourth agency to reach the Red Planet?

Asteroid TV135 Q&A: will giant rock destroy Earth in 2032?

Briefing Fri 18 Oct, AT 15:31

Reports suggest planet will be devastated by strike, but experts say there are long odds on an apocalypse

Nasa chronicles 'violent dance' on face of the sun - video

Video Wed 24 Apr, AT 15:23

Three years of images have been turned into a time-lapse film showing sun spots and flares

Asteroid

Giant asteroid set to give Earth a 'record-setting close shave'

One-Minute Read Mon 4 Feb, AT 14:17

Asteroid weighing 130,000 tonnes to pass planet on 15 February close enough to strike a satellite

Scientists baffled by huge black hole discovered in tiny galaxy

First Post Thu 29 Nov, AT 15:17

'This is a really oddball galaxy,' says astronomer of findings that might force revolution in galaxy evolution theories

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