Luhman 16B is the nearest brown dwarf to Earth, and the third nearest star system to our solar system
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Friday 13 September 2013
The Golden Record is a gold-plated copper phonograph carrying images and audio recording of humanity and the animal life of Earth
Thursday 12 September 2013
After a 36 year journey, the probe will allow humans to understand what exists in interstellar space for the first time
Saturday 07 September 2013
LADEE probe takes off successfully in latest US mission to the Moon
Friday 30 August 2013
Light-year-long proto-star is battling the radiation from its neighbours to try and mature into a star
Tuesday 27 August 2013
Launch aborted after irregularity in the rocket posture was detected
Friday 23 August 2013
Space agency suggests 2025 as a possible date to complete the mission
Thursday 22 August 2013
The space equipment clearout will also see spare tyres and other items up for grabs
Sunday 18 August 2013
Nasa's Voyager 1 may have crossed into interstellar space last year to become the first man-made object to leave the solar system, if new research proves correct.
Thursday 15 August 2013
"Potentially Hazardous Asteroids" (PHAs) can be as far away as 7.5 million kilometers
Thursday 15 August 2013
If you see Al Lubel you'll never forget his name. That's because the middle-aged New Yorker spends much of his mostly captivating hour playing with the sound of it - though not quite as much time as he spends describing how his over-protective Jewish mother smothered him.
Tuesday 13 August 2013
'Shooting stars' were a result of material falling from the tail of Comet Swift-Tuttle
Monday 12 August 2013
What kind of people would inhabit a brave new world, leave behind the war and pollution of old earth and start again on a fresh planet? If Grid Iron’s site-specific, immersive piece for the International Festival is anything to go by, not terribly endearing ones.
Sunday 11 August 2013
The annual firework display in the sky known as the Perseids meteor shower – one of the most spectacular examples of “shooting stars” – could reach a peak this evening and Tuesday morning, astronomers said.
Sunday 04 August 2013
The small robot is designed to provide companionship for a Japanese astronaut at the International Space Station
Friday 26 July 2013
Mysterious 'aircraft' were sighted 329 times hovering over a lake on the border between the two countries
Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
9 reasons Greece's experiment with the radical left is doomed to failure
Have we reached 'peak food'? Shortages loom as global production rates slow
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
President Putin is a dangerous psychopath - reason is not going to work with him
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