Uranus and Miranda pictured today

Now hotshot Mike grabs Uranus

Here is another fantastic image just taken by planetary astronomer Mike Brown at his observing eyrie on Hawaii, but this time of Uranus.

How GRAIL spaceprobes will work

Mission to solve Moon’s mysteries

NASA’s GRAIL mission is set to begin its journey to the Moon to map the lunar gravity and reveal some of its secrets of formation. By Amanda Doyle.

Damian's winning photo of Jupiter, Ganymede and Io

Prize Jupiter image “rivals Hubble”

A British amateur astronomer won a major prize last night for a stunning photo of Jupiter that judges said rivalled those taken by the Hubble space telescope.