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...

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CUA’s promising new commercial aerospace technologies

Champaign-Urbana Aerospace (CUA) aims to identify, develop, and distribute promising new commercial aerospace technologies. Founded in 1998, CUA’s 10,000 sq...

Detecting active black holes with novel method

Astronomers have determined a new way of identifying active black holes and measuring how much matter they are drawing in. This innovative technique for detecting active black holes can be applied to millions of galaxies, searching for bright, supermassive black...

Next-generation satellite production and innovation

The MFoC project places Madrid and Spain at the forefront of research and innovation in next-generation satellites. Satellites play an important role in our modern society. Satellites can be used for geolocation, Earth observation, communications and scientific missions. Mutually, they enable...

Astronomers discover the fastest optical flash of a Type Ia supernova

A team of astronomers at Kavli IPMU capture the fastest optical flash emitted from a new-born supernova to discover how Type Ia supernova explosions are ignited. The end of a star’s life commonly results in a spectacular explosion. The majority...

Novel rocket test facility underway in Scotland

British company Orbex is constructing a state-of-the-art rocket test facility in Kinloss, Scotland, this move has been welcomed by the UK Space Agency. Commenting on the construction of the rocket test facility, Ian Annett, Deputy CEO of the UK Space...

1,000-year-old supernova explosion captured in 3D

Researchers have captured 3D images that reveal previously unknown details about the elements ejected during a supernova explosion. Data, which has been gathered by the Multi-Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE) and X-shooter at the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Very Large Telescope...

Scientists predict origins of Early Earth using gas bubbles in rock pores

Munich and Dresden based researchers establish a compelling theory for the evolution of membraneless microdroplets as the origin of life in Early Earth. The question of where and how life began on Early Earth more than 3.5 billion years ago...

Study suggests that the Sun is a source of the Earth’s water supply

Curtin University researchers have conducted research to determine the origins of the Earth’s water, discovering that the Sun could be an unaccounted source. An international team of University of Glasgow-led researchers, in collaboration with researchers from Curtin’s Space Science and...

An investigation into the Arabia Terra reveals water on Mars

Ari Koeppel, a NAU PhD candidate from John Hopkins University, was part of a collaborative team also consisting of Arizona University, who recently discovered that there once was water on Mars in the Arabia Terra. Arabia Terra The region showing that...

NORSS: Committed to space sustainability

As the space environment becomes ever more intrinsic to the way we live our lives, Northern Space and Security Limited explains how we can safeguard it for the future and be committed to space sustainability. Space, or more specifically the...

Analysing the orbital harmony of TRAPPIST-1 planets

Researchers investigate the orbital harmony of TRAPPIST-1 planets in order to detect bombardment phases of their early planetary formation. In Houston, November 25, seven Earth-sized planets were detected, orbiting the star TRAPPIST-1 in near-perfect harmony. US and European researchers have...

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