The History of Spaceflight - Quiz

In the wake of SpaceX’s successful launch of two astronauts going to space, Donald Trump aiming to have US astronauts set up a base on the moon with the next few years and, of course, the Netflix sensation ‘Space Force’, there has been a renewed interest in spaceflight.…

What are the Chances of an Asteroid Hitting Earth?

Since Wilhelm Olbers’ discovery of Pallas, asteroids have become a well-known feature of our night sky. How much do we actually know about them? Everyone has heard of an asteroid and everyone has heard of the possibility of them ending life on earth as we know it.…

Is there Life on Mars?

The question has been the inspiration for a number of big Hollywood movies, that legendary song ‘Life on Mars’ by David Bowie, the launch of various spacecraft, probes, robots, rovers and now there is talk of humans colonizing Mars. What’s the answer though? Is there life on Mars?…

We need to talk about Starlink

We need to talk about SpaceX’s Starlink. First off – what is SpaceX, what does Starlink mean and why is everyone talking about it? Here's all you need to know about Starlink and what you can do to help.…

Star-Crossed Humans

This last decade has seen astounding developments in the charting of the night sky. New 3D maps created the most intricate imaging of stars, black holes and galaxies. The very night sky we can recreate for your bedroom wall!…