Elinor Jones outlines the amazing achievements of astronaut Kathy Sullivan, and what these could mean for the future of exploration
Callum Dinnett reports on a tale of parallel universes (or lack thereof) and how hopes of proving their existence may be being raised too soon
Johnny Chern, Screen Editor, looks at the bright new images of the Sun.
Vincent Plant lists six exoplanets that humanity could populate in the near future.
Harry Caton, Senior Online Editor, compares the legacy of Apollo 11 to controversial proprosed projects of today.
Jim Norman finds Ad Astra to be both an intriguing character study and a distant disappointment.
Launched: May 5th, 2018. Estimated Landing: Nov. 26, 2018. Landing site: Elysium Planitia, Mars. A grand sum of $814 million has been pumped into the InSight project for over 2 years. The insight programme is a Mars lander, sent out to give the red planet its first ever physical. It carries three instruments to […]
Have you ever felt the need for speed? Want to run away from your exams? Tired of carrying your friends in Fortnite? Have no fear, for soon you’ll be hurtling towards lower earth orbit at around 2,000mph with Texas in your rear view mirror. For many, the idea of travelling into space seems like a […]
The eponymous ‘they’ strike again. You may know ‘them’ from such a sentence as “Well, you know what they say”, but this time ‘they’ are a team of international researchers lead by Exeter’s own Dr. Tom Evans. Their most recent research, conducted using NASA’s Hubble space telescope has discovered the most significant evidence to date […]
It may be out of this world, but space – and our exploration of it – is increasingly enshrined in international politics. Ever since the space race, the concept of international political tensions reaching beyond even our own atmosphere has become tangible, and with the recent New Zealand rocket launch it is clear that our […]