Now you've got the basics of the universe down, try a dreamy tour through 13 billion years of stars and the space between them all. That's what Nature's offering, courtesy of MIT and the Harvard-Smithsonian
Changing Planet An early universe simulation shows dark matter (left) transitioning to gas (right). Credit: Illustris Collaboration Everyone loves cartoons, even cosmologists. They just call them simulations.
Astronomers have recently discovered Kepler-186f, a planet of similar size to the Earth orbiting its star within its so-called "habitable" zone. We ask Dr Giovanna Tinetti from University College London
Science & InnovationNo Place Like Home Twenty-four years and two days ago, on a Tuesday morning, the space shuttle Discovery hitched a ride to low Earth orbit from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Aboard the NASA’s