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White dwarf star mass measured by Hubble for the first time

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has quantified the mass of a white dwarf star directly for the first time ever. A white dwarf star is a...

Northumbria University solar storm project awarded £500,000 to develop AI prediction system

A £500,000 Northumbria University project will develop an Artificial Intelligence solar storm forecasting system.

Observing variations in soft X-ray signals

Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have used numerical methods to model the variations observed in soft X-ray signals.

Space weather causes understood with 3cm glass sphere innovation

Learn about a groundbreaking new method developed to understand space weather that only requires a 3cm glass sphere.

Mega Moon Rocket to take its final test before Artemis I Moon mission

NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) Mega Moon Rocket with the Orion spacecraft atop arrived at Launch Pad 39B at the agency’s Kennedy Space Centre...

Natural gravitational wave detector discovered in the Moon’s orbit

A collaborative research team suggest utilising distance variations between the Earth and the Moon as a new gravitational wave detector. The theory of gravitational waves...

NASA reveals the James Webb Space Telescope’s expected success

NASA expects that, following the completion of the vital mirror alignment steps, the James Webb Space Telescope will succeed in its operation. What have the...

Developing Europe’s first facility for extra-terrestrial samples

The Science and Technology Facilities Council has received funding to develop the concept design for Europe’s first facility for extra-terrestrial samples. Over the next 10...

British space technology gains significant funding

British space technology will assist in innovating novel approaches to energy, communications, and resources, thanks to new projects from the UK Space Agency.  Science and...

Time to act: Tackling space debris

Tim Flohrer, Head of the Space Debris Office at ESA, discusses the increasing challenge of space debris and emphasises why we must take immediate...

Astronomers discover biggest molecule yet in a planet-forming disc

By utilising the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, scientists at Leiden Observatory have detected dimethyl ether in a planet-forming disc. Researchers at the Leiden Observatory in...

Scientists observe novel black hole formation

A research team from the University of Turku, Finland, has discovered that the axis of rotation challenges current theoretical models of black hole formation. What...

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Asteroid discovery could assist with planetary defence strategies

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White dwarf star mass measured by Hubble for the first time

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has quantified the mass of a white dwarf star directly for the first time ever. A white dwarf star is a...

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CUA polymer-fibre satellite micropropulsion systems readying for launch

CU Aerospace is preparing to launch a series of innovative micropropulsion systems for flight on satellites in the near future. Champaign-Urbana Aerospace (CUA) has developed...

Capturing a Universal understanding from James Webb Space Telescope Images

Dr Massimo Robberto, an AURA Observatory Scientist from the Space Telescope Science Institute, details the galactic journey to capture the first breathtaking James Webb...

UK and Australia collaboration: Enhancing UK space command capabilities

Northern Space and Security Limited (NORSS) has announced an ARTISM contract that will create a minimum of 13 jobs and enhance the UK's space...

Using software technologies to enable spacecraft trajectory optimisation

Dr Ryne Beeson, Senior Scientist at CU Aerospace, shares new and enabling capabilities optimising the design of spacecraft trajectories to achieve mission objectives. The advent...