Space Exploration News

Novel observation method shows promise in imaging Earth-like planets

New technique for reducing light interference during telescope observations enables imaging of Earth-like planets in nearby solar systems.

Milky Way could contain many planets like Earth

Researchers predict that there are likely many planets like Earth that have formed around other stars in the Milky Way.

Could life from Earth survive on Mars?

A new study by NASA and German Aerospace Center has found that some microbes from Earth can temporarily survive on Mars.

NASA’s most advanced rover safely lands on Mars

NASA’s most advanced rover touched down on Mars yesterday after a 203-day journey traversing 293 million miles (472 million kilometres).

ESA is accepting applications for new European astronauts

For the first time in over a decade, the ESA is looking for new European astronauts to do experiments on the International Space Station.

Oxidising atmosphere of Mars created by microbes

Astronomers suggest that the oxidising atmosphere of Mars was created when microbes began to respire and produce oxygen.

Astrophysicists use stellar kinematics to investigate dark matter distribution

A team of researchers have investigated the strength of dark matter scattered across the smallest galaxies in the Universe using stellar kinematics.

Primordial galaxy formed much faster than astronomers expected

Scientists have revealed images of a surprisingly mature young galaxy that seems to have formed much quicker than its neighbours.

Scientists blame the abundance of intermediate-mass exoplanets on magnetism and gravity

The universities of Zurich and Cambridge and the Swiss Centre of Competence have explained the abundance of intermediate-mass exoplanets.

Origins of exoplanets: scientists uncover the mystery of the formation of super-Earths

Astronomers have discovered that super-Earths are not leftovers of mini-Neptunes, challenging theories about the origins of exoplanets.

New environmental regulation brings first British space launch one step closer

The government has published its guidance for the spaceflight regulator, which brings us a step closer to the first British space launch.

Astrochemical origins of water on Earth

Professor Edwin Bergin, of the Department of Astronomy at University of Michigan and Dariusz Lis at NASA JPL-Caltech, discuss the astrochemical origins of water...

Space Exploration

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