Cosmic `fog` from ancient starlight measured

Astronomers using data from NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have made the most accurate measurement of starlight in the universe.

Ultraviolet starlight key to making water in space

Herschel infrared space observatory has discovered the key ingredient for making water in space.

We have a `right to starlight`, astronomers say

The public`s "right to starlight" is steadily being eroded by urban illumination that is the bane of astronomers everywhere, the International Astronomical Union said.