Hubble spots galaxies in close encounter

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced this vivid image of a pair of interacting galaxies known as Arp 142. When two galaxies stray too close to each other they begin to interact, causing spectacular changes in both objects. In some cases the two

Aliens invade London Docklands

“Space is big. Really big,” as Douglas Adams famously began his Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.So is the ExCel centre where Loncon 3, the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention is currently under way. You could land half a dozen space ships here and

Calling citizen scientists! NASA needs you!

Space Station Sharper Images of Earth at Night Crowdsourced For Science A wealth of images of Earth at night taken by astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) could help save energy, contribute to better human health and safety and improve our understanding of atmospheric chemistry.

Scientists Discover Massive Species Of Extinct Penguin

Colossal penguin bones from the extinct species Palaeeudyptes klekowskii have been discovered on an island in the Antarctic Peninsula. According to a new study published in Comptes Rendus Palevol last week, these newly uncovered bones belonged to a 2-meter-long behemoth, the tallest and heaviest