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The DESI project creates 3D map of the cosmos

The Chinese Academy of Sciences (NAOC) alongside the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI) team have designed the most detailed 3D map of the cosmos...

Deploying a compact and fuel-efficient satellite engine into space

NTU Singapore startup – Aliena – has successfully deployed a compact and fuel-efficient satellite engine into space.  Scientists from Aliena, a tech spin-off from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, have...

Hot Jupiters reveal new insights into seasons on exoplanets

Observations of hot Jupiter exoplanets could advance our knowledge of seasons on planets outside our solar system as well as their planet origins and...

Cutting-edge model reveals our solar system formed from rings

Scientists SwRI have developed a groundbreaking model that has potentially unveiled the formation of our solar system.

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...

Astronomers create new method to understand galaxy evolution

Astronomers at The University of Toledo established the star formation history of a post-starburst galaxy using its cluster population to understand galaxy evolution. The University...

Machine-learning algorithm revolutionises the classification of galaxies

Astronomers have devised an innovative machine-learning algorithm that can effectively classify tens of thousands of galaxies in mere seconds.

Photographing the M87 galaxy black hole

Professor Heino Falcke, Radboud University, Nijmegen, spoke to Innovation News Network about the first ever photograph of a black...

Using space to understand aging in muscles 

Scientists at the University of Liverpool, funded by the UK Space Agency, are utilising space to understand aging in muscles and why it occurs.  Due to...

Substructures discovered at the edge of the Milky Way Galaxy

Remains of tidal arms derived from interactions with satellite galaxies in the distant past was discovered by astronomers at the edge of the Milky...

A spacecraft – NASA’s Parker Solar Probe – touches the Sun for the first time

In a groundbreaking advancement, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has entered the Sun’s solar atmosphere, marking the first time in history a spacecraft has touched the Sun.  In a world first,...

Mars’ unidentified water might be stored in clay mineral

A clay mineral known as smectite could hold a substantial portion of the water missing from Mars, according to new research from Binghamton State...

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