• COVID-19: Changing Our Dreams

    Adam Goriparthi Living in quaran-dream. A year of constant pandemic has led to a somewhat surreal tone in our daily lives and for some this has extended into night. COVID-19 has influenced our dreams (and nightmares) both in content and quantity. Earlier this year, a rise in vivid dreaming...
  • Space Week 2020 Quiz

    Matthew Bird Space Week 2020 may be over, but how much have you been paying attention? Complete the quiz below to find out! Comment your scores below and share to Facebook and Twitter to see if you beat your friends! Find all of our Space Week 2020 content here!...
  • Salt Water Lakes On Mars

    Aleyna Adamson In 2018, a group of Italian researchers announced evidence to suggest the presence of subsurface lakes at Mars’ southern pole using data from MARSIS (The Mars Advanced Radar for Subsurface and Ionosphere Sounding). Aleyna Adamson looks at some new data which sheds light on the nature of...
  • Mary Jackson explains the facilities used in testing research models to Guidance Counselors from Hampton Institute.

    How Black Women Accelerated The Space Race

    Feyintoluwa Ayanlaja White men may have landed on the moon, but the works of Black women paved the way there. Feyintoluwa Ayanlaja explores the stories of some of these extraordinary women. On the 20th of July 1969 it was official; “the Eagle had landed” on the moon and with...
  • Cleaning Up Our Space Junk

    Rian Patel Space is a fabric with many colours and quirks. Lighting up an otherwise black abyss, stars shine light that reflects off planets, moons, and even our tiny satellites and telescopes that we launch beyond our atmosphere. Everything in space is out on show. Yet with our naked...
  • International Space Station viewed with the Earth i the background

    “It’s All About The Sauce” — What Happens On The International Space Station?

    Philippa Smith Tears held together by surface tension, zero-G tortillas, Star Trek cosplays — the International Space Station (ISS) has produced a plethora of entertaining and informing content about life in space since its launch in November 1998. A quick Google search brings up thousands of results about how...
  • Twin Sentinels Watching Over the Earth

    Sarvenaz Hosseini Meet Sentinel-2a and Sentinel-2B. They are twin satellites operating simultaneously while positioned half-a-world away from each other. Weighing in at 1.2 tonnes each, they orbit our planet together. Sarvenaz explains some of the applications of these amazing satellites. The Sentinel-2 satellites constantly take photos of the planet....