RSSArchive for January, 2011

Portion of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field

Galaxy at the edge of time

Hubble does its time machine trick again, spotting the most distant galaxy yet seen.

Comet Tempel 1

Recycled spacecraft to revisit comet

NASA’s Stardust-NExT will conduct a fly-past of Comet Tempel 1 next month.

The Moon

Moon’s core values

New look at Apollo data shows similarity between Earth’s and Moon’s cores.

Mars Express image of Phobos

Mars’ moon seen close-up

New images from a dramatic close fly-by of the Martian moon Phobos.

Voyager image of Uranus

Uranus fly-by – 25 years ago today

Remembering our first and so-far only visit to the mysterious seventh planet.

Extreme Planet Makeover graphic

Make your own planet!

NASA interactive web site lets you create your own planet from scratch.

Orion Nebula

New view of Orion

Starbirth nebula seen in a new light in combined professional/amateur image.

M31 Andromeda galaxy

Birth and death in Andromeda

Spectacular new view of the Andromeda Galaxy shows stars coming and going.

Crab Nebula

Crab’s candle starts to flicker

Famous nebula’s steady nature thrown into doubt through new X-ray observations.

Advanced Instrumentation and Technology Centre

Space museum for Australia

Mount Stromlo near Canberra will be home to a new astronomy and space museum.