It’s like the northern lights – just 100 times more awesome…
Also called ‘zodiacal light’, what causes this glow that can light up the night sky?
Watch the first rocket-powered flight of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo
Take a look at the spacecraft that carried the first person into space
The remnants of stars have cores of crystallised carbon, resulting in massive galactic gems
Most stars in the Milky Way are actually found in pairs or groups. Read on to find out more
Why is the gas giant Osiris dissolving into space?
Learn why the internal structure of this Jupiter moon might harbour life
Did the Andromeda galaxy form 1 million years ago? How about 1 billion? Find out the truth after the jump
What is this sprawling celestial feature and how was this stunning image captured?
Famous astrophysicist Carl Sagan explains the laws governing the movement of celestial bodies
Examine the major minerals and chemicals that make up your average comet
See a massive comet colliding into our Solar System’s star now
If you don’t know your quasars from your pulsars then this is the post for you. Read on and be enlightened
HIW examines the main sections of the work-in-progress Chinese space station
Why are there millions of rocks orbiting between Mars and Jupiter?
A look at some of the most incredible craters to be found in the Solar System
Is it one mile? Ten miles? 100 miles? Find out now…
How does this gas giant exert such a large influence on the Solar System?
The International Space Station was constructed by many nations over the course of a decade…