The European Space Agency is due to launch its Solar Orbiter on Monday 10 February, and Dr David Brown from the University of Warwick Department of Physics has commented on the mission's importance in understanding the behaviour of our own Sun.
Dr David Brown of Warwick's Astronomy and Astrophysics Group comments on the news that NASA has been able to observe a black hole destroying a star in unprecedented detail.
The Berensheet spacecraft is due to land on the surface of the moon on 11 April. Dr David Brown from the Department of Physics discusses the importance of this mission, and what its success means for Israel and for privately-funded space efforts.
Astronomers have discovered an unusual repeating radio signal emanating from 1.5 billion light years away. Dr Danny Steeghs and Professor Tom Marsh from the University of Warwick Department of Physics suggests that there may be more of these out there.