Wildlife photographer Michael Aw was underwater and managed to capture the spectacular feeding frenzy
Action took place in The Wild Coast, on the East coast of South Africa
Scientists have found thousands of Earth-like alien worlds, called exoplanets, revolving around remote stars
How are scientists searching for extrasolar planets? Read here of the different approaches, their strengths and weaknesses, and how planet hunters are pursuing them all.
The object was found orbiting the Milky Way’s core in 2002. This composite image shows the motion of the dusty cloud G2 as it closes in on, and then passes, the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way – and it remains compact, like a star
University of Cologne scientists say G2 cloud is actually a star
The object was found orbiting the Milky Way’s core in 2002
It was thought to be a cloud of gas orbiting the supermassive black hole. Studying the object could reveal how black holes ‘feed’ on material
This video fades through NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope images of six different galaxy clusters. The clusters were observed in a study of how dark matter in clusters of galaxies behaves when the clusters collide. 72 large cluster collisions were studied in total.
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NASA, ESA, D. Harvey (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland), R. Massey (Durham University, UK), the Hubble SM4 ERO Team, ST-ECF, ESO, D. Coe (STScI), J. Merten (Heidelberg/Bologna), HST Frontier Fields, Harald Ebeling(University of Hawaii at Manoa), Jean-Paul Kneib (LAM)and Johan Richard (Caltech, USA)