Hubble Hump Day

It’s Hubble Hump Day! We thought we’d take the opportunity to brighten up your Wednesday with some of the most spectacular images taken by the Hubble telescope: The Final Frontier In honour of Star Trek’s 50th anniversary this year, NASA have released this image of the Final Frontier project. In the centre of the image is…

Caroline Herschel – One of the Most Prominent Women in Science

It is the 266th birthday of Caroline Herschel, pioneering female astronomer. Some facts: -She was the only woman to receive the gold medal from the Royal Astronomical Society from its inception until 1996 -She was a professional soprano -She was assistant to her brother, world famous astronomer William Herschel -She was the first woman to…

360 Degrees of Mars!

You may have thought that without becoming an astronaut, you’d never get to see the surface of Mars. Over the years NASA’s Curiosity Rover has tried to help by giving us loads of snapshots of the surface. We’ve even had a selfie from the Rover itself: Now you can get an even more immersive experience with a…