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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.

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...

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...

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...

Studying the origin of cosmic rays for a new view of the high-energy sky

The University of Maryland’s Department of Physics explores the high-energy universe with the HAWC Gamma Ray Observatory. One of the great mysteries of the last...

Aviosonic’s Debris Collision Alert System improves safety in space

Aviosonic Space Tech is developing revolutionary systems for aerospace safety, including an innovative debris collision alert system. Aviosonic Space Tech has pioneered the first Debris...

ESA’s Dr Erik Kuulkers discusses the INTEGRAL mission

Dr Erik Kuulkers, the European Space Agency’s project scientist for the INTEGRAL mission, discusses the laboratory and its achievements, including the detection of gamma-rays...

Investigating the physics of the early Universe – the great goal of modern cosmology

Professor Nicola Vittorio, of the University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’, chronicles past, current, and possible future breakthroughs in our understanding of the physics of...

The Universe under the lens of gravity waves

The landmark detection of gravitational waves in 2016 has the potential to transform our understanding of the Universe – if our technology is up...

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White dwarf star mass measured by Hubble for the first time

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