New Show Launches World Space Week

Fifty-five years yesterday Sputnik launched and became the first artificial Earth satellite.  To mark this momentous milestone in our journey into space World Space Week was created and to celebrate this, the National Space Centre is launching a brand new fulldome planetarium show to focus on what m

New findings build on discovery made at University of Leicester

Picture of HLX-1 Credits: NASA, ESA, and S. Farrell.

A research team led by Dr Sean Farrell, formerly of the University of Leicester and now at the Sydney Institute for Astronomy at the University of Sydney, has found that a newly discovered type of black hole - an Intermediate Mass Black Hole – reveals clues on how galaxies are formed and where the p