The Sun in 201616 January 2017
The Sun in 201616 January 2017 This montage of 366 images shows our Sun through the eyes of ESA’s Proba-2 satellite, as seen each day in 2016.
Global colour mosaic of Dione09 January 2017
Global colour mosaic of Dione09 January 2017 Meet Dione, a 1122 km-diameter icy satellite of Saturn and the 15th largest moon in the Solar System.
Interstellar filaments in the Polaris Flare03 January 2017
Interstellar filaments in the Polaris Flare03 January 2017 Just as the new calendar year begins, and with it a feeling of new beginnings, so this network of dust and gas shows a portion of sky where star birth is yet to take hold.
Full go-ahead for building ExoMars 2020 19 December 2016
Full go-ahead for building ExoMars 2020 19 December 2016 The first ExoMars mission arrived at the Red Planet in October and now the second mission has been confirmed to complete its construction for a 2020 launch.
Rosetta’s last words: science descending to a comet 15 December 2016
Rosetta’s last words: science descending to a comet 15 December 2016 ESA’s Rosetta completed its incredible mission on 30 September, collecting unprecedented images and data right until the moment of contact with the comet's surface.
Spinning black hole swallowing star explains superluminous event [heic1622]13 December 2016 An extraordinarily brilliant point of light seen in a distant galaxy, and dubbed ASASSN-15lh, was thought to be the brightest supernova ever seen. But new observations from several observatories, including the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, have now...