GLOSTAR survey uncovers new star formation in the Milky Way

A team of astronomers conducting a GLOSTAR survey have revealed tracers of a massive, undiscovered star formation in the Milky Way.

InSight Mission: revealing the internal structure of Mars

Using data gathered from earthquakes detected on Mars, NASA’s InSight Mission team have been able to unravel the internal structure of Mars.

An up close and personal insight to the rings of Saturn

Dr Larry Esposito from the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics at the University of Colorado, Boulder discusses Saturn’s rings – from Cassini discoveries to future exploration

Self-healing materials to be tested on the International Space Station

Innovative self-healing materials have been developed for testing on the International Space Station by researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

SuperBIT telescope: Astronomical results for a down to Earth price

Researchers have developed an innovative balloon-borne telescope called SuperBIT that rivals the performance of the Hubble Space Telescope.

Event Horizon Telescope reveals unprecedented detail of Centaurus A

Researchers from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) collaboration has successfully imaged the radio galaxy Centaurus A in exceptional detail.

Physicists accurately quantify the electric field of the Sun

Physicists have calculated a definitive measurement of the Sun's electric field, providing insights into its effects on Earth.

Scientists identify an electron-capture supernova for the first time

A team of researchers has classified the first-ever electron-capture supernova, ending a long-standing debate of their existence.

Studying newly detected planets to learn more about Earth’s evolution

An international collaboration led by NASA is examining newly discovered planets in order to learn more about how the Earth and our solar system advanced throughout their ‘teenage’ years.  

Using AI to search for energy and minerals on the Moon 

Researchers at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) have developed a novel Artificial Intelligence and machine learning method to accelerate the pursuit of finding encouraging Moon sites sites with valuable energy and mineral resources

Understanding the phenomenon of Jupiter’s X-ray aurora 

A group of scientists led by University College London and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have resolved the mystery of how Jupiter’s aurora generates X-ray bursts every few minutes. 

Novel upgrades to the William Herschel Telescope near completion 

The astronomical advancements being made to the William Herschel Telescope that will facilitate a thorough survey of the Universe are close to finalisation.

Winchcombe meteorite investigation may reveal origins of life on Earth

A novel study of the rare Winchcombe meteorite may potentially enable scientists to answer how life on Earth came into existence.

Machine-learning algorithm revolutionises the classification of galaxies

Astronomers have devised an innovative machine-learning algorithm that can effectively classify tens of thousands of galaxies in mere seconds.

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