RSSArchive for January, 2013

461 new planet candidates

461 new planet candidates

With dozens more confirmed planets, scientists say it’s just a matter of when, not if, we find a new Earth.

Where is all the antimatter?

Where is all the antimatter?

Scientists think they’re one step closer to working out why our cosmos is made of matter and not antimatter.

Tycho crater, seen from the Surveyor 7 spacecraft

Surveyor 7: Setting the scene for Apollo

Today marks the 45th anniversary of the launch of the last Surveyor mission to the Moon.

Andromeda, we have you surrounded

Andromeda, we have you surrounded

Swarm of dwarf galaxies detected circling the huge Andromeda galaxy, defying current theories.

Why was Australia lit up like Christmas tree?

Why was Australia lit up like Christmas tree?

Mystery of Australia’s outback light show solved

What’s up? Night sky for January 2013

What’s up? Night sky for January 2013

When and where to see the Moon and planets this month.