Malta gets the chance to name a distant planet

Malta has been given an amazing opportunity to name a planet in deep space. The name will be chosen from nominations from the public and after a public vote. The new planet could be called anything from ‘Mdina’ to ‘Valletta’ or ‘Ghawdex’ or even ‘Mela’. The choice is yours. The planet Malta will get to […]

Spectacular volcanic eruption captured from space

A volcano which has erupted for the first time in nearly 100 years has been captured on camera from space. The spectacular photograph shows a towering mushroom-shaped cloud of ash and smoke rising over a remote Russian peninsula. Astronauts on the International Space Station snapped the amazing picture, showing the the Raikoke Volcano on the […]