Space Imagery

Stunning Rosetta Images Reveal Sand Dunes on Comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko

It's a large icy lump of rock that has spent millions of years hurtling through the vacuum of space, so you can imagine the surprise...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 - 10:43AM

NASA Astronaut Reid Wiseman is the King of Social Media in Space, Here's Why

In many ways, Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield changed the way in which we interact with the intrepid souls who inhabit the...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 - 9:56AM

Best Pictures of the October 2014 Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse from Around the World

Skygazers could see the "Blood Moon" lunar eclipse once again early this morning, starting at about 6:25 am and lasting until about...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 08 October 2014 - 10:02AM

Cassini Captures Photos of Magic Island on Saturn's Moon Titan

The Cassini spacecraft has taken more photos of a feature in Titan's sea that has baffled scientists for over a year now.   The...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 01 October 2014 - 2:54PM

NASA's SWIFT Satellite Detects Massive Superflare Coming From A Tiny Star

A binary system of red dwarf stars known as DG Canum Venaticorum, or DG CVn, has shocked astronomers after NASA's Swift satellite...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 - 3:04PM

Artist's Illustration Series 'The Outer Sun' Depicts Different Theories of the Universe

"The outer sun hungers for the inner one." -Jakob Böhme, De Signatura Rerum   Toronto-based illustrator Caitlin Russell has...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 11:26AM

2014 Winners Announced for Astronomy Photographer of the Year Awards

The winners of the annual contest for astronomy photography, held by the Royal Observatory, have been announced. They received a...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 18 September 2014 - 12:49PM

NASA Needs Your Help Identifying Almost 2 Million Images of Earth From Space

Since the 1950's, NASA has taken 1.8 million images of the Earth from space - 1.3 million of which have been captured from aboard the...

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 - 10:42AM

A Supermoon Seen Around the World - The Best Photos of 2014's Biggest Moon

Last night, August 10th 2014, saw the largest moon of the year looming over skies across the planet. The awe-inspiring Supermoon was...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 11 August 2014 - 9:11AM

Pareidolia In Space! Rosetta Spacecraft Spots A Face On Comet 67P

You've heard of the 'Man on the Moon' and you may have even heard about the 'Face on Mars', but did you know there is also a face on a...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 - 3:03PM

Rosetta Successfully Enters Orbit Around Comet 67P, Captures Stunning Images

The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft has finally arrived at its destination after an epic 10 year journey through space. In...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 - 9:29AM

9 Amazing Photos Of Last Friday's Supermoon!

The pictures from the 2014 supermoon are in, and our favorites are the ones that incorporated insane optical illusions.   A young...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 14 July 2014 - 1:04PM

Star Refracts into a Rainbow, and the Result is Stunning

This is a real picture. The brightest star in the sky turned into a rainbow as its light was refracted through our atmosphere.  ...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 20 June 2014 - 4:46PM

Answers: Can You Identify All 32 World Cup Countries From Space?

  1. CHILE - A glimpse of beautiful greenery amidst the vast Atacama Desert that spans northern Chile, as well as Peru, Bolivia, and...

Wednesday, 18 June 2014 - 3:20PM

Quiz: Can You Identify All 32 World Cup Countries from Space?

World Cup fever has gripped the planet and while you may be able to tell your Neymars from your Rooneys, we're about to really test...

Tuesday, 17 June 2014 - 4:07PM

Photos of Brazil's World Cup Stadiums as Seen from Space

The French Space Agency (CNES) recently released images of Brazil's ten World Cup stadiums, all taken from their two...

Monday, 16 June 2014 - 12:10PM

NASA Reveals Beautiful Composite Image of Deep Space

NASA just released this amazing ultraviolet-light image that reveals about 10,000 very old galaxies that date back to just a few...

Wednesday, 04 June 2014 - 10:23AM

Rare Triple Moon Dance on Jupiter

Attention all small telescope owners!   Next Tuesday, June 3rd, Callisto, Ganymede, and Io--three of Jupiter's largest moons --...

Friday, 30 May 2014 - 12:58PM

Curiosity Rover Snaps Epic Photo Of Mars' Moon Phobos

This is becoming something of a habit for NASA's Mars Curiosity Rover, but it has just gone and blown our minds once again. Following...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 02 May 2014 - 4:44PM

NASA's Mars Orbiter Snaps A Shot Of Curiosity On The Red Planet's Surface

Every now and then, there are moments in science that just kind of blow you away. This photo of NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover, taken by...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 16 April 2014 - 5:10PM