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January 10, 2018 6:12 PM SHOCK CLAIM: Caveman rock carving 'shows prehistoric supernova'

A PREHISTORIC rock carving could be the earliest ever depiction of a supernova, scientists claim. The ancient artwork shows a hunter spearing a deer while another aims a bow and arrow under two bright objects in the sky and what looks like a dog also stands nearby. Now archaeologists studying the carving found in the Burzahama region of the northern 25

January 10, 2018 5:58 PM Supermoon eclipse MAP: Where can you see the super blue blood moon lunar eclipse?

THE SUPERMOON eclipse could give the larger than usual moon a blood reddish hue at the end of the month. But where in the world can you see the lunar eclipse? The so-called super blue blood moon on January 31 is extra special because the supermoon and blue moon happen at the same time as a lunar eclipse. The supermoon gets its name because the full moon will be near its closest 11

January 10, 2018 9:33 AM ‘Let’s make some noise’ – Foo Fighters to perform at Brit Awards for first time

Foo Fighters will grace the Brit Awards stage for the first time ever at this year’s ceremony. The Dave Grohl-fronted rockers will make their debut at the awards show next month ahead of a series of stadium dates later this year. Grohl said: “How the f*** have we never played at the Brit Awards before? “We’ve had a ton of firsts over in the UK… from our first 8

January 3, 2018 10:23 AM Nasa's asteroid hunter captures Earth-Moon duo in a breathtaking shot

The image was taken from a distance of about 5 million kilometres. Nasa's Osiris-Rex, the famous spacecraft hurtling towards a distant asteroid, has taken a breathtaking shot of Earth and its Moon – the duo sitting together in the darkness of the cosmos. The spacecraft, which has been launched to survey, map, and retrieve samples of asteroid Bennu, is flying 12

January 3, 2018 12:06 AM Think the wolf moon was impressive? 'Super blue blood moon' to be visible for the first time in over 150 years on January 31st

At the end of January, stargazers are set to witness a trio of lunar phenomena, all aligned to create an incredible view. Just one night earlier, the moon will reach its closest point to Earth, marking the second arrival of the supermoon this year. The lunar eclipse can be seen from anywhere it is night-time, though viewers in some regions will only be able to glimpse 12 1

January 2, 2018 2:10 PM GALLERY: Your pics of the Wolf Moon over south Essex

THE skies were illuminated by the first supermoon of 2018 last night – known as the wolf moon. A supermoon is a full moon that coincides with the shortest distance between the moon and earth during its orbit. The supermoon in each lunar cycle is given a name. February’s is known as the snow moon or hunger moon. Other famous examples are the harvest moon in September 11

January 2, 2018 11:57 AM Gallery: A Wolf Moon rises on New Year's Day

DID you catch last night's supermoon - likely to be the biggest and brightest of the year? Our Camera Club members certainly did, with some amazing images posted to the group. The moon - referred to as the 'wolf moon' by Native American tribes as wolves howl more during their breeding season in January and February - was also caught on video rising over Minchinhampton 11

January 2, 2018 11:11 AM Skies illuminated by 'wolf moon'

THE SKIES were illuminated by the first supermoon of 2018 last night – known as the ‘wolf moon’. A supermoon is a full moon that coincides with the shortest distance between the moon and earth during its orbit. The supermoon in each lunar cycle is given a name. February’s is known as the ‘snow moon’ or ‘hunger moon’. Other famous examples are the ‘harvest 3

January 2, 2018 10:10 AM That's howl lot of supermoon! Cities around the world lit up by 'wolf moon' that is 14% brighter than a regular one

Last night's rare 'wolf moon' - the biggest and brightest supermoon of the year - dazzled onlookers across the globe. A stunning supermoon ushered in the New Year as it lit up the skies above Britain – and on the evening of 1 January, the expectation of the biggest and brightest spectacle to date was not disappointed. Breathtaking pictures from around 6 1

January 1, 2018 12:02 AM New Year’s Eve fireworks: Britain welcomes 2018 with stunning London Eye display

New Years Eve 2017: The world celebrates the new year with a bang. “The celebrations along the Thames will end with a traditional rendition of Auld Lang Syne, before the action switches back inside as Nile and CHIC continue the party with a raft of hits including Good Times, Le Freak and Everybody Dance.” Guy Freeman, editor special events for the BBC, promised 25