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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.

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.

The Stingray Nebula has changed in shape and faded significantly over the last 20 years

Scientists have discovered that the Stingray Nebula has changed in shape and faded significantly since 1996.

Physicists report the discovery of bursts of cosmic ray electrons accelerated by shock waves from the Sun

Physicists report the detection of bursts of cosmic ray electrons accelerated by shock waves originating from major eruptions on the Sun.

New project examines the effects of space weather on the Martian moon Phobos

Researchers from Vienna University of Technology, Austria, have been studying the effects of space weather on the Martian moon Phobos.

 The European Space Agency and Clear Space SA sign contract for world’s first space debris removal mission

The European Space Agency (ESA) is signing an €86 million contract with an industrial team led by the Swiss start-up ClearSpace SA to purchase...

Study of worms in space shows that gravity impacts genes

A study of worms in space conducted by the University of Exeter and the NASA GeneLab reveals that a low gravity environment affects cells at a genetic level.

Earth is moving 7km/s faster and about 2,000 light-years closer to a supermassive black hole

According to new measurements, Earth is moving 7km/s faster and about 2,000 light-years closer to the supermassive black hole in the centre of the Milky Way Galaxy.

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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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