#Astronomy

James Webb telescope set to launch this December

3 months ago — Quick Read

The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced that the James Webb telescope - successor to Hubble telescope - will blast from the ESA spaceport in French Guiana on board a...

How is artificial intelligence is helping us learn about the universe?

5 months ago — Deep Dive

Astronomy is all about data. The universe is getting bigger and so too is the amount of information we have about it. But some of the biggest challenges of the...

Four different ways you can enjoy a solar eclipse

6 months ago — Deep Dive

The kind of solar eclipses usually portrayed in films are total solar eclipses – a reasonably rare event. They’re likely what you think about when you hear the word eclipse....

The Sun: study shows it’s less active than sibling stars – here’s what that could mean

2 years ago — Quick Read

All stars emit varying amounts of light over time – and the Sun is no exception. Such changes in starlight can help us understand how habitable any planets around other...

How to Understand the first image of a black hole

3 years ago — Quick Read

Astronomers from Radboud University in the Netherlands have captured the first ever image of a black hole. The black hole - located 500 million trillion km away in a distant...

History through Engineering – Flying chariots and exotic birds

4 years ago — Quick Read

how 17th century dreamers planned to reach the moon People have been dreaming about space travel for hundreds of years, long before the arrival of the spectacular technologies behind space...