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Astrophysicists hunt for ways to observe the second-closest supermassive black hole

The supermassive black hole is a behemoth that is three million times the mass of the Sun, hosted by the dwarf galaxy Leo I.

UK Government funds £1.84 billion for Earth observation programmes

Discover what the UK Government's £1.84 billion in funding to support the Earth Observation sector means for the UK space industry.

James Webb Space Telescope reveals brand new exoplanet information

The James Webb Space Telescope has revealed a detailed chemical portrait of an exoplanet’s skies, including atoms and molecules.

LIGO: Unravelling the mysteries of the Universe through gravitational wave detection

Discover how the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) Laboratory is advancing gravitational waves research.

Scientists suggest newly detected X-ray emissions from neutron stars could be evidence of axions

As published in Physical Review Letters, evidence of long-sought hypothetical particles, known as axions, could be found in X-ray emissions.

The first direct measurement of the acceleration of the Milky Way

Researchers have obtained the first direct measurement of the average acceleration of the Milky Way and its stars.

The Milky Way’s metal-poor stars move in previously unpredicted patterns

An investigation into the orbits of the Milky Way's metal-poor stars has found that some of them travel in previously unpredicted patterns.

Scientists at the Hubble Space Centre publish new research on the formation of star clusters

A new project studying data from the Hubble Space Telescope sheds new light on the formation of star clusters in the extreme environments of six merging galaxies.

NASA’s memorandum of understanding with Federal Aviation Administration to grow American commercial space sector

NASA and FAA have signed a MOU reaffirming the agencies’ longstanding relationship, fostering a robust American commercial space sector.

The economic importance of space

Dr Pete Worden, Breakthrough Starshot Executive Director, discusses his vision for interstellar travel, utilising space based resources and the future economic importance of space

Asgardia announces its proposal to develop a new node module for the International Space Station

Asgardia has revealed its plans to build and supply a new node module for the International Space Station, to extend its commercial value.

The Big Science of astroparticle physics

Dr Giovanni Lamanna, the Director of the CNRS-IN2P3 Laboratory of Particle Physics in Annecy, LAPP, discusses the laboratory’s research programme, particle physics, astroparticle physics, and understanding the laws of the Universe

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Astrophysicists hunt for ways to observe the second-closest supermassive black hole

The supermassive black hole is a behemoth that is three million times the mass of the Sun, hosted by the dwarf galaxy Leo I.

UK Government funds £1.84 billion for Earth observation programmes

Discover what the UK Government's £1.84 billion in funding to support the Earth Observation sector means for the UK space industry.

UK Government funds £1.84 billion for Earth observation programmes

Discover what the UK Government's £1.84 billion in funding to support the Earth Observation sector means for the UK space industry.

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