Hubble Space Telescope validates lack of dark matter in DF2 Galaxy

Astrophysicists have corroborated that the ultra-diffuse galaxy - NGC1052-DF2 (DF2) – is deficient in dark matter – a cosmic enigma.

Solving the mysterious dimming of the Betelgeuse star

An international team of astronomers have deciphered the reason for the enigmatic dimming of the bright orange Betelgeuse star.

The European Space Agency confirms EnVision Venus mission

The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced EnVision, its next groundbreaking Venus mission that is scheduled to launch in the early 2030s.

Dark matter linked to the slowing spin of Milky Way’s galactic bar

The spin of the Milky Way’s galactic bar has slowed by about a quarter since its formation, a new study has found. Despite astrophysicists having...

Phenomena at the heart of the Milky Way revealed

A new study has unveiled ferocious phenomena at the centre of the Milky Way galaxy, potentially providing details of our galaxy’s evolution.

CU Aerospace: reducing space debris with micropropulsion systems

CU Aerospace is working to reduce dangerous space debris with the development of its responsible space micropropulsion systems. Spun out of the University of Illinois Aerospace Engineering Department in 1998, Champaign Urbana Aerospace (CU Aerospace) is working to improve the...

Research reveals the first very events of the Big Bang

A study has potentially provided fresh insights on the inception of the Big Bang, explaining how everything we know came into existence.

Furthering our understanding of the origins of cosmic rays

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame have developed a simulation model to improve our understanding of the origins of cosmic rays.

British spaceflight will soon be possible for the first time

Groundbreaking new developments could lead to British spaceflight, with rockets and satellites potentially launching from UK soil as early as 2022.

UGC 10738 investigation reveals mysterious origins of the Milky Way

Scientists have revealed the origins of the Milky Way, indicating that our home galaxy evolved gradually instead of in a violent collision.

UK companies unite to build innovative beam-hopping satellite

A consortium of UK space technology companies is developing a new beam-hopping satellite that will enable satellites to shift which part of the world they cover.

Dwarf galaxies had simultaneous ‘baby boom’ of new stars

In a groundbreaking discovery that challenges current notions of how galaxies grow, 36 dwarf galaxies light-years apart have had a simultaneous ‘baby boom’ of new stars.

Plasma jets reveal magnetic fields in galaxy clusters

Researchers at Nagoya University have discovered plasma jets interacting with magnetic fields in a gigantic galaxy cluster 600 million light-years away, utilising radio telescopes and supercomputer simulations.

ALMA discovers the most ancient galaxy with Spiral Morphology

Researchers at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) have examined data obtained with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) and discovered an ancient galaxy with a spiral morphology by only 1.4 billion years after the Big Bang.

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