Study of worms in space shows that gravity impacts genes

A study of worms in space conducted by the University of Exeter and the NASA GeneLab reveals that a low gravity environment affects cells at a genetic level.

Earth is moving 7km/s faster and about 2,000 light-years closer to a supermassive black hole

According to new measurements, Earth is moving 7km/s faster and about 2,000 light-years closer to the supermassive black hole in the centre of the Milky Way Galaxy.

Researchers outline the issue with extracting the Moon’s resources

The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory has published the issues associated with the growing interest in extracting the Moon’s resources.

As part of a £250m package, the government will invest in a UK Space Centre of Excellence in Ayrshire

The government has committed to investing millions of pounds to develop a UK Space Centre of Excellence in Ayrshire, Scotland.

A Chemical physicist joins a NASA-funded project to study liquid on Titan, Saturn’s largest moon

Gerrick Lindberg is collaborating on a NASA-funded study of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, and the liquid on its surface.

The UK Space Agency awards a grant to AstroAgency for the development of a Scottish space hub

The UK Space Agency has awarded a grant to enable a firm to establish a space hub on behalf of the Scottish Space Leadership Council.

Sentinel-6: sea-level observation and international co-operation

Ahead of the launch of the Sentinel-6, the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA discuss the satellite and future cooperation between the agencies.

Interstellar travel: reaching out to other worlds

INN International Editor Clifford Holt spoke to Breakthrough Starshot Executive Director Dr Pete Worden about his vision for interstellar travel and the ambitions of the Breakthrough Starshot initiative. Interstellar travel has been the dream of many for perhaps as long...

ESA adopts the Ariel mission to study the evolution of exoplanets

The first mission dedicated to study the nature, formation, and evolution of exoplanets, named Ariel, has been adopted by the European Space Agency (ESA). More than 50 institutes from 17 countries have been working over the past five years to...

NASA prepared for Mars Sample Return campaign

NASA has released an independent review report, indicating the agency is now ready to undertake its Mars Sample Return (MSR) campaign to bring pristine samples of rock and regolith from Mars to Earth for scientific study.

New Outrigger telescope will allow researchers to pinpoint  locations of fast radio bursts

A new telescope at the Green Bank Observatory will allow researchers at West Virginia University, USA, to pinpoint the locations of fast radio bursts.

Black hole simulations to drive innovation in gravitational wave detectors

Researchers for RIT have developed new black hole simulations that could further the development of gravitational wave detectors.

Identifying which stars are most likely to host habitable exoplanets

Researchers led by Dimitra Atri of the Center for Space Science, United Arab Emirates, have identified which stars were most likely to host habitable exoplanets. In the paper published in the journal Monthly Notices of Royal Astronomical Society: Letters, Atri,...

Astronomers detect orbital flashes 1,000 times an hour

Research led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests that orbital flashes, caused by excess space debris, occur 1,000 times an hour.

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