Space & Astronomy


Features and explainers covering space science, practical astronomy and foreign travel – from space debris in Earth orbit and missions to Mars to dealing with light pollution back on terra firma. Selected articles below.

La Palma’s Forgotten Skies

On location report from the Roque de Los Muchahos Observatory in the Canary Islands, home to several professional telescopes and some of the clearest skies in northern Europe. [Read as PDF]