A newly discovered galaxy supercluster is believed to be one of the largest known structures in the Universe, containing between 1,000 to 10,000 trillion stars.
Neil Stoker gorges on a new book of Hubble images, and wonders how these extraordinary pictures have changed us
Andrew McMahon discusses new experimental results that suggest half of the stars in the Universe may be running rogue outside of galaxies.
Taken from Issue 22. Although seemingly beautiful and serene, this fiery image shows the hundreds of millions of stars at the turbulent heart of the Milky Way, all cocooned in cosmic gas and dust. The life of such a star is visible in its entirety, from the dusty regions of star birth, populations of young […]
9 September 2011 – 5 February 2012 Royal Observatory Greenwich, Greenwich Park, Greenwich, SE10 9NF “The Royal Observatory Greenwich is proud to present Astronomy Photographer of the Year – a free exhibition showcasing some incredible images of the sky. Now in its third year, 2011 has brought some incredible images to the competition and exhibition, […]