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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.

Astronomers develop new way to analyse red giant stars

Red giant stars, dying stars that are in the final stages of stellar evolution, often experience glitches deep inside their inner core.

Gamma-ray bursts reveal exciting information about the Universe’s evolution

A team of astrophysicists has succeeded in measuring a gamma-ray burst's hidden energy by utilising light polarisation.

Two exoplanets may be mostly water

Astronomers from the University of Montreal have discovered that two exoplanets may be comprised of mostly water.

Measuring space weather without leaving the ground

A team of researchers developed a magneto-impedance magnetometer to determine the status of space weather without the use of satellites.

Black hole growth unveiled by Machine Learning

Researchers from the University of Arizona have used Machine Learning to work out the relationship between galaxy and black hole growth. 

Dust devils recorded on Mars for the first time

Instruments onboard the Perseverance rover have captured the first-ever sound recording of dust devils – tiny tornadoes of dust – on Mars.

First galactic fingerprint unveiled with robotic sky scanner

A major telescope upgrade has revealed the first galactic spectra 280 million light-years away from Earth.

Unique gamma-ray burst defies current formation theories

A long-duration gamma-ray burst, observed in 2021, has forced scientists to create a new model for certain type of bursts.

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White dwarf star mass measured by Hubble for the first time

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CUA polymer-fibre satellite micropropulsion systems readying for launch

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Capturing a Universal understanding from James Webb Space Telescope Images

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UK and Australia collaboration: Enhancing UK space command capabilities

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Using software technologies to enable spacecraft trajectory optimisation

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