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James Webb Telescope captures Universe’s oldest globular clusters

Images obtained by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have unearthed the oldest globular clusters in the Universe.

Exploring the formation of volcanic exoplanets 

A group of Cornell researchers have modelled and synthesised lava in the laboratory to discover how volcanic exoplanets are formed. 

NASA’s DART mission: The importance of planetary defence

There has been a recent breakthrough in NASA’s DART mission, highlighting the importance of planetary defence systems.

UK Space Agency awards two projects £4m to combat space junk

The UK Space Agency is financing two UK-based companies – ClearSpace and Astroscale – £4m to tackle hazardous space junk.

The discovery of a gas filament confirms theories on the evolution of our Universe

Researchers confirm models on the evolution of our Universe by observing a gas filament with a length of 50 million light years.

Scientists discover that a storm on Neptune may have changed direction

Astronomers have used the Hubble Space Telescope to observe a mysterious dark vortex on Neptune, which has steered away from a likely death.

Astronomers suggest that the oldest galaxy in the Universe is located at the boundary of the observable Universe

Astronomers have measured the distance to the oldest galaxy in the Universe, which is located at the boundary of the observable Universe.

NASA has published its first data set from the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich mission to measure global sea surface height

NASA has announced the first results of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich, a satellite built to measure global sea surface height.

The Copernicus programme and disaster management from space

International Editor Clifford Holt spoke with the European Space Agency’s Sentinel-1 and SMOS teams about how the Copernicus programme and Earth Explorer missions provide information to both forecast and respond to disasters such as floods and earthquakes

NASA’s priorities for the Artimis III mission include sampling strategies, field surveys, and deployable experiments

NASA has identified the agency’s science priorities for the Artemis III mission, which will launch the first woman to the Moon in 2024.

Researchers publish a catalogue of the stars in the Milky Way, bringing us closer to understanding the origins of the galaxy

Astronomers have created a detailed catalogue of the stars in the Milky Way, furthering our understanding of the origin of the galaxy.

UK Space Agency to develop the first commercially available laser-based satellite

Researchers have been awarded more than £360,000 to develop the first commercially available laser-based satellite communication system.

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Exploring the formation of volcanic exoplanets 

A group of Cornell researchers have modelled and synthesised lava in the laboratory to discover how volcanic exoplanets are formed. 

James Webb Telescope captures Universe’s oldest globular clusters

Images obtained by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have unearthed the oldest globular clusters in the Universe.

UK Space Agency awards two projects £4m to combat space junk

The UK Space Agency is financing two UK-based companies – ClearSpace and Astroscale – £4m to tackle hazardous space junk.

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