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Can you buy a star to name after yourself or someone else?11th August 2019 2:13 PM
There are quite a few services on the Internet which apparently say they will offfically change the name of the star to whatever you choose. The truth is that you'll receive a certificate but the star's name will simply remain as it was before. Read More...

Was Halley`s Comet seen at the Battle of Hastings?11th August 2019 12:59 PM
Halley's Comet is the most famous comet ever to be noticed. It is named after Sir Edmund Halley, a British Astronomer who first predicted when the Comet would reappear. He made his predicted based on when it was previously seen in the sky, every 76 years. Read More...

What and How long is a Galactic Year?5th August 2019 9:52 PM
A year is the time it takes for a planet to complete a full orbit round its star. Most stars orbit the supermassive black hole of a galaxy and our star is one of them. Read More...

August Meteor Showers5th August 2019 7:40 PM
A near complete list of all the meteor shower activity in the month of August. Read More...

TESS points Northwards for 2nd Year31st July 2019 9:54 PM
T.E.S.S. (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) has now begun its second year by studying the northern hemisphere after finishing its first year surveying the south. Read More...

Another Life, Another Review29th July 2019 10:14 PM
Another Life is a new series following the adventure of a group of astronauts as they head to Pi Canis Majoris to find out the origins of a strange alien artifact that has arrived here on Earth. It features Katee Sackhoff as the leader of the expedition group heading towards a meeting with alien life. Read More...

Picard Trailer Released25th July 2019 10:03 PM
The first big trailer for the new series about Picard has been released. The first was just a taster, this one shows a little more including a few familiar faces from past series. They'll bound to be more returning faces. Read More...

Where is the Centre of the Milky Way Galaxy?23rd July 2019 10:18 PM
The Milky Way Galaxy, our galaxy is about 100 light years across. Although no one has seen it from above, scientists believe it to be a spiral galaxy with us living in the suburbs. Read More...

What are Solar Flare Electro-Magnetic Pulses (E.M.P.)?21st July 2019 8:32 PM
Electro-Magnetic Pulses are limited to nuclear devices, they are also produced by stars such as the Sun. Read More...

Goldeneye Satellite and Electro-Magnetic Pulses (E.M.P.)21st July 2019 8:00 PM
In Goldeneye, Alec Trevelyan attempted to explode a Nuclear device over London to hide the fact he'd stolen massive amount of money from the Bank of England. The result would have bankrupted the U.K. and destroyed electronic equipment over London. Read More...

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