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SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts return safely to Earth

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts have made a safe return to Earth aboard the Dragon Endurance spacecraft, completing the journey to the International Space Station. NASA’s...

Spacecraft utilised x-rays from pulsars to navigate in deep space

Researchers from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign have developed a way that a spacecraft can use pulsar star signals to navigate in space. The remnants...

Discovering exoplanets using Artificial Intelligence

Astronomers have applied Artificial Intelligence to image recognition in order to predict the effect of interactions between planets, making it possible to discover exoplanets. The...

Eruption of a magnetar reveals high-frequency oscillations

An international scientific group has managed to measure for the first-time oscillations in the brightness of a neutron star (magnetar) during its most violent...

Astrophysical plasma study benefits from new soft X-ray transition energies

The new standard for X-ray transition energies set for neon, carbon dioxide, and sulphur hexafluoride paves a way to achieving a high accuracy analysis...

The number of UK space jobs are continuing to expand

Despite global impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, 3,000 new jobs have been created in the UK space sector in one year. According to new figures...

Developing cutting-edge software for the Square Kilometre Array Observatory

UK institutions have been granted £15m to develop the ‘brain’ of the Square Kilometre Array Observatory, which is the biggest radio telescope in the...

Baby universes could present as primordial black holes

The Kavli Institute believe that primordial black holes, which formed in the early Universe, could be hidden ‘baby universes’.

Closely analysing Jupiter’s origin

A research team from University of Zurich (UZH) and the National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) has utilised computer modelling systems to analyse...

Studying the dynamics of stars in the Large Magellanic Cloud

Scientists at the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP) have utilised data from the VISTA survey to study the dynamics of stars in the...

Simultaneous measurements of low-energy solar neutrinos made possible

Scientists working on the Borexino neutrino detector in Italy have shown that simultaneous measurements of low-energy solar neutrinos are possible. Physicists measuring the properties of...

Simulations of the early Universe revealed by astronomers

The Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics has revealed a simulation of the early Universe, which is described to look like fireflies flickering in the darkness. The...

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