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James Webb Telescope captures Universe’s oldest globular clusters

Images obtained by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have unearthed the oldest globular clusters in the Universe.

Exploring the formation of volcanic exoplanets 

A group of Cornell researchers have modelled and synthesised lava in the laboratory to discover how volcanic exoplanets are formed. 

NASA’s DART mission: The importance of planetary defence

There has been a recent breakthrough in NASA’s DART mission, highlighting the importance of planetary defence systems.

UK Space Agency awards two projects £4m to combat space junk

The UK Space Agency is financing two UK-based companies – ClearSpace and Astroscale – £4m to tackle hazardous space junk.

Getting one step closer to finding Earth-like planets

A UK-backed mission searching for Earth-like planets has passed a critical milestone review, giving it the green light to continue with development. The UK Space...

How gas giants are formed

Researchers have developed computer simulations that can help to reveal the origin of how gas giants are formed. Gas giant planets, such as Jupiter, can...

The fascinating role of iron in the interior of exoplanets 

Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory  have analysed the interior of exoplanets, determining the key role of iron.  With the discovery of over 4,500 exoplanets,...

The DESI project creates 3D map of the cosmos

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC) alongside the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) team have designed the most detailed 3D map of the cosmos...

Deploying a compact and fuel-efficient satellite engine into space

NTU Singapore startup – Aliena – has successfully deployed a compact and fuel-efficient satellite engine into space.  Scientists from Aliena, a tech spin-off from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, have...

Hot Jupiters reveal new insights into seasons on exoplanets

Observations of hot Jupiter exoplanets could advance our knowledge of seasons on planets outside our solar system as well as their planet origins and...

Unique globular clusters may hold answers to galaxy evolution  

A group of astronomers at the University of Arizona have discovered an unprecedented quantity of globular clusters, which could shed light on galaxy evolution.  Discovering...

Study sheds light on Sagittarius A*, a black hole at the Milky Way’s centre

An international team of researchers has found that the black hole at the centre of our galaxy, Sagittarius A*, not only flares irregularly from...

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Exploring the formation of volcanic exoplanets 

A group of Cornell researchers have modelled and synthesised lava in the laboratory to discover how volcanic exoplanets are formed. 

James Webb Telescope captures Universe’s oldest globular clusters

Images obtained by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have unearthed the oldest globular clusters in the Universe.

UK Space Agency awards two projects £4m to combat space junk

The UK Space Agency is financing two UK-based companies – ClearSpace and Astroscale – £4m to tackle hazardous space junk.

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