A weekly addition of some of the more unusual stories and discoveries in space & astronomy from around the world. Updated daily for those wanting a quick update of current events so keep checking back for all the latest space news. (more…)Read MoreLeave a Comment
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This is a great moment! For the first time, scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves, arriving at Earth from a cataclysmic event in the distant universe. (more…)Read MoreLeave a Comment
Hundreds of galaxies have been playing a cosmic game of hide and seek, and astronomers just tagged them "it". Scientists used radio telescopes to peer through the dense plane of the Milky Way. (more…)Read MoreLeave a Comment
Southern Sprinkle. The annual Alpha Centaurids meteor shower is expected to peak for two days beginning Monday, February 8. Its a family affair so don't miss it. (more…)Read MoreLeave a Comment
Astrology as an art form dates back to pre Greek civilization from wherever it spread throughout the world. Although not a science, it seeks to apply the study of stars and planets and their orbits and the influence they’ve on human behaviour. (more…)Read MoreLeave a Comment
A meteorite crashed into an engineering college in Vellore district, India on Saturday, causing an explosion that killed one man and injured three others, the Tamil Nadu government said on Sunday. (more…)Read MoreView Comments (1)
The Milky Way has a rendezvous coming of massive proportions! There is currently a huge cloud of gas on a collision course with our galaxy — luckily it won’t happen for another 30 million years. (more…)Read MoreLeave a Comment
History Keys - Space History
Each week we feature some aspect of astronomy or space exploration and look at those who pioneered the way in the early years. Our stories go way back through history and extend right up to the present day. Check back regularly for new stories.
PLUS We will also regularly examine the histories of some of the outstanding space/astronomy pioneers of past era's and recall a few who made a silent, but important, contribution. Historic pics included!