This week’s news: OSIRIS-REx touches down on asteroid Bennu, a spacecraft prepares to fly by Venus, and a flying observatory catches details about star formation.
In the news this week: a new toilet flew to the International Space Station, a Martian moon rover was tested in a German laboratory, and the Hubble Space Telescope caught the light of a fading supernova explosion.
A planet survives a catastrophe at its nearby star, the Sun enters new and potentially weak solar cycle, and a Canadian robot goes on a leak hunt in space.
In the news recently, the Canadian Space Agency named a new president, three stars mess up a planetary disc, and a new search for E.T. finds nothing so far.
How to see the zodiacal light, the leftovers of our cosmic neighbourhood’s formation some 4.5 billion years ago.
In the news recently: dust caused Betelgeuse’s dimming, a weird dent in in Earth’s magnetic field, and Canadian tech sees action at an asteroid and on the ISS.
Evidence builds for Ceres’ watery underground, a Milky Way-like galaxy is found in the young universe, and Mars might be a colder planet than imagined in its early history.
Here are some observation and photographing tips for the Perseids, which peak August 12-13, 2020.
In the news recently: a telescope images multiple planets around a Sun-like star, volcanoes on Venus appear to be active and Hubble spots changes in haze on Saturn.