RSSArchive for March, 2010

North Sentinel Island

North Sentinel Island

Home to tribes of hunter-gatherers, North Sentinel Island bears the scars of the 2004 tsunami.

An island of stars in the making

An island of stars in the making

Nebula NGC 1788, hidden in a dark corner of Orion, reveals its true colours.

New images of a Martian moon

New images of a Martian moon

The Mars Express spacecraft has paid a flying visit to Mars’ potato-shaped moon, Phobos.

Western Australia's "Super Pit" gold mine

Western Australia’s “Super Pit” gold mine

Western Australia is home to one of the world’s largest open-pit gold mines.

Russia's lost Moon rover found!

Russia’s lost Moon rover found!

A Canadian scientists has used new Moon images to spot the Lunokhod 2 lunar rover.

Jupiter's giant cyclone revealed

Jupiter’s giant cyclone revealed

New images have given scientists their first detailed look into Jupiter’s Great Red Spot.

A solar flare

The Sun’s stormy surface

An image captured by NASA’s SOHO spacecraft shows storms brewing on the Sun.

The Square Kilometre Array

The Square Kilometre Array

The SKA radio telescope network will see almost back to the beginning of time.

Night-time view of Houston, Texas, from space

Night-time view of Houston, Texas, from space

Houston, “energy capital of the world”, stands out in this night-time shot from orbit.

Hubble confirms the universe is expanding faster

Hubble confirms the universe is expanding faster

Hubble observations confirm dark energy is making cosmic expansion go faster and faster