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...

The ‘Dark Energy Team’ on supermassive black holes

Argelander Institute for Astronomy contribute to the imminent revolution in our understanding of cosmology, galaxy clusters, and supermassive black holes. AT the Argelander Institute for Astronomy, the ‘Dark Energy Team’ study cosmology, galaxy clusters, and supermassive black holes over a...

A potential probe of extreme particle processes

Professor John Ellis FRS spoke to Innovation News Network about how the Cherenkov Telescope Array stands to impact on the fields of theoretical and particle physics. The Cherenkov Telescope Array’s (CTA) First Science Symposium was held in Bologna, Italy, on...

CTA and Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope: probing the high energy Universe

Professor Julie McEnery, NASA’s Fermi Project Scientist, tells Innovation News Network about what the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA) will bring to astrophysics, and how Fermi Gamma ray Space Telescope and CTA can work together. IN 2008, NASA launched the Fermi...

The Cherenkov Telescope Array: the challenges in creating the unique observatory

Professor Hofmann of the Cherenkov Telescope Array spoke to us about the challenges involved in creating the unique observatory. Professor Werner Hofmann, Spokesperson for the Cherenkov Telescope Array and Director of the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg....

Director General of ESA discusses future space activities

We met with the Director General of the European Space Agency Johann-Dietrich Wörner in Brussels to discuss some of the Agency’s current and future activities. 'Space for Europe, European Space in the World’ was the theme of the 11th European...

German physicists in the ALICE experiment at CERN Large Hadron Collider

Universität Heidelberg’s Professor Johanna Stachel talks about the efforts of German physicists in the ALICE experiment at the Large Hadron Collider The German physics community has played an integral role in the ALICE experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider since its...

Globular star clusters: a new wave of astronomy research

Associate director of CIERA at Northwestern University Shane Larson explores the role of globular star clusters within the Universe. The modern scientific enterprise is one that is built around mutually supportive tiers of endeavour: experiment, theory and, increasingly, computation. Ideas...

Studying the origin of cosmic rays for a new view of the high-energy sky

The University of Maryland’s Department of Physics explores the high-energy universe with the HAWC Gamma Ray Observatory. One of the great mysteries of the last century has been the origin of the highest energy cosmic rays which hit the earth...

Aviosonic’s Debris Collision Alert System improves safety in space

Aviosonic Space Tech is developing revolutionary systems for aerospace safety, including an innovative debris collision alert system. Aviosonic Space Tech has pioneered the first Debris Collision Alert System (DeCAS) for the monitoring of space vehicles and satellites as they re-enter...

ESA’s Dr Erik Kuulkers discusses the INTEGRAL mission

Dr Erik Kuulkers, the European Space Agency’s project scientist for the INTEGRAL mission, discusses the laboratory and its achievements, including the detection of gamma-rays associated, for the first time, with gravitational waves. The European Space Agency’s (ESA) INTErnational Gamma-Ray Astrophysics...

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