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leaves depicting seasons by showing colours from green to maroon

Equinox and Solstice – What is the reason for the season?

What is an equinox and what is a solstice? What is the reason for the four seasons we get during the year? And what is the difference between astronomical and meteorological seasons?

This split image shows the difference between an active Sun during solar maximum (on the left, captured in April 2014) and a quiet Sun during solar minimum (on the right, captured in December 2019). December 2019 marks the beginning of Solar Cycle 25, and the Sun’s activity will once again ramp up until solar maximum, predicted for 2025. Credits: NASA/SDO

Solar Cycle 25 has arrived

Solar Cycle 25 has arrived. The Sun goes through an 11 year cycle moving from solar minimum to solar maximum. The maximum will be in 2025

Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope Close-up Images of the Sun

Fantastic Close Up of the Sun | Video

Check out the video: The Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope has just produced the highest resolution image of the Sun’s surface ever taken.

Asteroids colliding with the moon billions of years ago.

How The Moon Evolved

A short video showing how the moon was formed, when Earth was hit by a Mars sized object from the solar system, and then shaped with asteroid and comet collisions.

Image of a human head depicting neuroscience

An Abbreviated History of Neuroscience | Guest Blog

Our guest blog An Abbreviated History of Neuroscience from its history to current status, talking about where we were vs where we are today.

Comets, asteroids and meteors. What's the difference?

Video Episode 18 | Comets, Asteroids and Meteors – What’s the Difference?

Comets, asteroids and meteors are space phenomenon that we are lucky to observe with the naked eye often. But what is the difference between them? Find out here.

Photo of Mars by Hubble Telescope. Source: NASA, ESA, and STScI

New Visitors to Planet Mars

New Visitors to Planet Mars include NASA Mars2020 Perseverance rover UAE's Hope space-probe and China's Tianwen-1 mission. All were launched in July 2020.

Nikola Tesla

Video Episode 16 | The Man Who Saw The Future – Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla, the Scientist who gave us the Alternating Current and the Tesla Coil. A genius who predicted the internet.

First Ever Image of Exoplanets around a sunlike star. Credit: ESO/Bohn et al.

First Time Ever! Two Planets Around a Sun-like Star Photographed

For the first time ever astronomers have photographed the first ever image of a young, Sun-like star accompanied by two giant exoplanets.

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