Tag Archives: Astronomy

Rosetta

A long way to go to see an icy lump Continue reading

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An orbital track

Brighter than a comet, faster than a star . . . Continue reading

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Asteroid 21012 DA14

Fingers crossed . . . Continue reading

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Keep calm and carry on

Don’t panic! Continue reading

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Getting stuck in

Ouch! Continue reading

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April showers

Last September, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft observed liquid falling on the equatorial deserts of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan – this was equivalent to early April in Titan’s year. (The cloud formation from which it’s falling is the bright arrow-shaped area on … Continue reading

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Twinkle, twinkle, little sar

Not just like a diamond… Continue reading

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ExoMars Rover

A-rovin’, a-rovin’… Continue reading

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Chondrules

A hint of ancient provenance Continue reading

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The Owl, the Pussy-cat and the telescope

An astronomical nursery rhyme Continue reading

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First impressions

Things are seldom what they seem . . . Continue reading

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Man in the Moon

Rejoicing in the heavens? Continue reading

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Making sense of the Universe

But not yet. . . Continue reading

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The Rime of the Ancient Astronaut

Nor any drop to drink? Continue reading

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Spotless!

The Sun has got no spots on Continue reading

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Eclipsed

It’s up there, somewhere Continue reading

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Meteoritic SOS

An alien voice Continue reading

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Venus

A fearsome beauty Continue reading

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Averted vision

Look away now! Continue reading

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Phoebe fly-by

A close encounter Continue reading

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The Sun and Hertzsprung-Russell

Some things are even bigger and brighter Continue reading

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Astronomers

Facing both ways? Continue reading

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High hopes

Heavenly apirations Continue reading

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I wonder

A celestial put-down Continue reading

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The sky at night

In search of a star Continue reading

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Earth to Mars. . .

Facing up to the Red Planet Continue reading

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Martian methane

Where could it have come from? Continue reading

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Round and round

All motion is relative Continue reading

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Dust to dust

The answer to a persistent problem Continue reading

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The middle way

A creative tension Continue reading

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A lunar aversion module

Life on the mooon? No thanks! Continue reading

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