Examine the latest data from Spitzer, Chandra and Hubble.
A large mysterious object crashed into Jupiter, the largest planet in the solar system. It left behind a scar in the gas cloud the size of the Earth.
The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence has a new telescope array which will help in the quest to find a signal from another world.
In two billion years, our Milky Way galaxy will collide with the Andromeda galaxy.
Patrick Moore celebrates the 50th birthday of the radio telescope at Jodrell Bank in Cheshire, created just in time to pick up the radar signal from the satellite Sputnik.
In March 2006, some lucky people experienced a total eclipse of the sun as it passed over Antalaya in Turkey.
Over two nights at a star party, amateur astronomers played lottery with the weather, and after clouds, rain and fog played havoc with the viewing, the night sky was at last revealed in all its glory.
Europe's first rocket to the moon is equipped with a revolutionary ion engine and pioneering instruments.
Professor Carlos Frank discusses the formation of galaxies and the birth of the universe; pictures of Mars.
Information on the two Mars Rovers, Spirit and Opportunity.
Over 50 years of scientific discovery and exploration.
The total eclipse of the sun in India and China.
Dr Chris Lintott travels to a radar facility in northern Norway to discover how the lights from the Aurora Borealis are created.
The constellation of Orion; Chris Lintott talks about the SWIFT mission and the search for elusive gamma ray bursts.
Patrick Moore looks back at the rare transit of Venus across the sun.
Patrick Moore discusses how stars are created from the clouds and dust called nebulae.
Patrick Moore takes a look at comets.
Astronomer Royal Martin Rees.
Project Darwin attempts to identify planets similar to Earth.
Discussion of pictures of Mars transmitted by the Mars Global Surveyor.
Exciting new pictures sent back by the Mars Global Surveyor.
The Cassini-Huygens space probe mission.
Astronaut Jeffrey Hoffman talks about stargazing in space.
The results of the total solar eclipse.
From unexplained flashes in the sky to flying saucers, the team delve into the world of UFOs; explaining these bizarre phenomena and people's desire to discover little green men, has transformed understanding of the Universe.
After beginning as almost identical bodies, two planets become very different; Earth becomes a crucible of life while Venus is an inferno scorched by acid rain.
The Hubble Space Telescope shows the cosmos as it has never been seen before; the team reveals the greatest images Hubble has produced.
The team visits the factory in Chelmsford that made the astonishing sensor at the heart of the GAIA space telescope, the most advanced camera ever to leave the planet.
The team reveals the latest stunning images and results from the mission; they investigate the surface features dubbed comet goosebumps.
Iain Stewart investigates how one can read the story of Mars' extraordinary past from its rocks; Maggie Aderin-Pocock comes face to face with the latest Mars rover.
Geneticist Dr. Adam Rutherford seeks to define what life is here on Earth; Maggie Aderin-Pocock explores the chances of finding life elsewhere in the Universe.
Materials Scientist Mark Miodownik investigates the astonishing physics of the moment when a meteorite hits a planet.
Perhaps no object in the night sky conjures up a greater sense of awe and wonder than a nebula; these vast clouds of dust and gases are stupendously beautiful, but they aren't just pretty objects.
Chris Lintott and Maggie Aderin-Pocock reveal the latest images of Uranus and Neptune; award-winning astrophotographer Damian Peach shares his tips for capturing these jewels of the night sky.
A look inside mission control as the European Space Agency lands a spacecraft on the surface of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
The Sky at Night team steps away from the bright lights and travels to the Brecon Beacons AstroCamp to see how gravity shapes the universe in all its glory.
The team goes behind the scenes at mission control as the European Space Agency's Rosetta probe prepares to hitch a ride on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.
Lucie Green looks at how seasons change on other planets across the solar system; Maggie will be exploring what makes the sun special; Chris engages in some stellar archaeology to uncover the cosmic nursery the sun and its siblings were born in.
Patrick Moore and his team look at Ursa Major, a highly recognizable constellation and a rich source of galaxies.
Sir Patrick Moore discusses NASA's mission to have a craft rendezvous with comet Hartley 2 on Nov. 4th 2010.
Sir Patrick Moore is joined by Professor Derek Ward-Thompson and Dr. Chris North to examine the latest stunning images from Herschel, a new space telescope designed to reach areas of the galaxy obscured by interstellar dust.