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

How can planet with four suns exist? Astronomers' latest puzzle

One-Minute Read Tue 16 Oct, AT 15:14

Amateur planet hunters find new world, PH1, the first of its kind ever seen

Black holes and 'hot-dogs' uncovered by Nasa telescope

One-Minute Read Thu 30 Aug, AT 14:17

'Wise' telescope sees through veil of space dust to discover hot galaxies and supermassive black holes

Nasa delight as rover Curiosity touches down on Mars

One-Minute Read Mon 6 Aug, AT 08:54

Sophisticated lab has landed safely on the red planet and is already sending back data

X-37B(OTV-2)

Top secret US spaceplane touches down, but what has it been up to?

First Post Mon 18 Jun, AT 14:58

US Air Force's X-37B lands after a 15-month mission amid speculation that it has been spying on the Chinese space station

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