Gemini Observatory discovers ultra-faint dwarf galaxy

An ultra-faint dwarf galaxy has been discovered on the outer fringes of the Andromeda galaxy by an amateur astronomer. An unusually ultra-faint dwarf galaxy has...

Scientists investigate the link between star formation and radio emission

A research team from Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam has investigated the link between star formation and radio emission. Fifty years ago, scientists observed a connection...

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NORSS: world-leading space sustainability services for outer space missions

Northern Space and Security Ltd is a UK company committed to safeguarding space sustainability, providing cutting-edge services to space...

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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...

Let’s talk about Earth observations

Climate adaptation requires a broad and integrated approach: GEO is well positioned to deliver in this area due to its experience in gathering knowledge across multiple disciplines and geographies. The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) is an intergovernmental partnership that...

Astrophysics and the European Space Agency

Frank Salzgeber, Head of Innovation and Ventures Office at ESA, explains how technology is allowing us to see further. As Head of Innovation and Ventures Office, Frank Salzgeber is overseeing the largest Space entrepreneurship network in the world. His team...

Researching planetary atmospheres

Scot Rafkin, program director in space science & engineering at Southwest Research Institute, talks about some of the latest development in planetary atmospheres research. Speaking with Dr Rafkin, we learn more about his research regarding planetary atmospheres with a specialisation...

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...

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