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Astrophysicists hunt for ways to observe the second-closest supermassive black hole

The supermassive black hole is a behemoth that is three million times the mass of the Sun, hosted by the dwarf galaxy Leo I.

UK Government funds £1.84 billion for Earth observation programmes

Discover what the UK Government's £1.84 billion in funding to support the Earth Observation sector means for the UK space industry.

James Webb Space Telescope reveals brand new exoplanet information

The James Webb Space Telescope has revealed a detailed chemical portrait of an exoplanet’s skies, including atoms and molecules.

LIGO: Unravelling the mysteries of the Universe through gravitational wave detection

Discover how the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) Laboratory is advancing gravitational waves research.

There are too many disk galaxies than theory allows

Researchers have investigated the Standard Model of Cosmology in relation to the evolution of galaxies to discover flaws in its theory due to the...

Cosmic water cloud uncovers the temperature of the early Universe

Using the NOEMA radio telescope array and a cosmic water cloud, researchers have revealed the temperature of the early Universe. An international collaboration of researchers...

Scientists work to end satellite constellation interference

A research team has established a new International Astronomical Union Centre to protect the dark sky from satellite constellation interference. What issues are caused by...

Puffy planets are developing into super Earths as they lose atmospheres

Astronomers have identified two different cases of ‘mini-Neptune’ planets that are losing their puffy atmospheres and potentially transforming into 'super Earths.' What are ‘mini-Neptune’ planets...

Warped protoplanetary discs disrupt planet formation in young solar systems

Scientists at the University of Warwick have discovered a phenomenon whereby planet formation is hindered in young solar systems by warped protoplanetary discs. In a...

Uncovering the mystery location of massive stars

Scientists from Georgia State University have discovered an explanation for the curious occurrence of massive stars situated far from their birthplace in the disk...

Electromagnetic ‘tug-of-war’ lights up Jupiter’s upper atmosphere

Researchers from the University of Leicester’s School of Physics and Astronomy, have for the first time, observed a complex ‘tug-of-war’ effect that lights up...

A simulated geological exploration mission controlled robots from space

Research from the European Space Agency has revealed for the first time that it is possible for an operator in orbit to feel the...

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Astrophysicists hunt for ways to observe the second-closest supermassive black hole

The supermassive black hole is a behemoth that is three million times the mass of the Sun, hosted by the dwarf galaxy Leo I.

UK Government funds £1.84 billion for Earth observation programmes

Discover what the UK Government's £1.84 billion in funding to support the Earth Observation sector means for the UK space industry.

UK Government funds £1.84 billion for Earth observation programmes

Discover what the UK Government's £1.84 billion in funding to support the Earth Observation sector means for the UK space industry.

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