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Do you ever find yourself wishing that there were more hours in the day? If so, you may be comforted to know that Tuesday, June 30, 2015 will actually be a little longer than normal this year; not by hours, but a single second – a leap second.
On 21 June we're holding a day of events celebrating the Summer Solstice. As the longest day of the year approaches our Astronomer looks at what the Solstice means.
Here are the times for the first sighting and setting of the crescent moon at the beginning and end of Ramadan 2015 (1436 AH), according to data supplied by the HM Nautical Almanac Office.
Simon Guerrier is an author who's been working with our Astronomer, Marek Kukula, on a book called The Scientific Secrets of Doctor Who. In today's guest blog he looks at the science of crashed spaceships.
There’s lots to look out for in the night (and day) sky this month. Here’s our pick of what you can see without expensive equipment – just the naked eye or binoculars, plus a bit of luck with the weather.