Almost every time we have a look, Saturn seems to become even more incredible. The latest revelation? Saturn’s faint, outermost ring is an absolute monster, spanning an area of space roughly seven thousand times larger than the gas giant itself. Read More >>
You’d probably get upset if somebody ran smack into you on the street, or ploughed into your car. Whatever sort of fuss you’d raise pales miserably in comparred cosmic scream of supermassive black holes when their host galaxies collide.
Spider silk is often touted as a wonder material that’ll soon weave its way into everything from body armour to replacement hearts. But we can only squeeze so much of the stuff out of our eight-legged friends.