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Cosmic water cloud uncovers the temperature of the early Universe

Cosmic water cloud uncovers the temperature of the early Universe

Using the NOEMA radio telescope array and a cosmic water cloud, researchers have revealed the temperature of the early Universe. An international collaboration of researchers...
Satellite

Scientists work to end satellite constellation interference

A research team has established a new International Astronomical Union Centre to protect the dark sky from satellite constellation interference. What issues are caused by...
Solar System

Puffy planets are developing into super Earths as they lose atmospheres

Astronomers have identified two different cases of ‘mini-Neptune’ planets that are losing their puffy atmospheres and potentially transforming into 'super Earths.' What are ‘mini-Neptune’ planets...
massive stars

Uncovering the mystery location of massive stars

Scientists from Georgia State University have discovered an explanation for the curious occurrence of massive stars situated far from their birthplace in the disk...
Jupiter’s upper atmosphere

Electromagnetic ‘tug-of-war’ lights up Jupiter’s upper atmosphere

Researchers from the University of Leicester’s School of Physics and Astronomy, have for the first time, observed a complex ‘tug-of-war’ effect that lights up...
Dannie Heineman award

Norman Murray awarded Dannie Heineman Prize for astrophysical achievements

The Heineman Foundation, at the American Institute of Physics, and American Astronomical Society, announced Professor Norman Murray as the winner of the 2022 Dannie...
Exoplanet

WASP-189b: an exoplanet with a unique atmosphere

A research team from Lund University succeeded in mapping the atmosphere of WASP-189b, an exoplanet located 322 lightyears from Earth. The exoplanet was first observed in...
Ice

Scientists uncover a solar storm whilst investigating ancient ice

A research team from Lund University found evidence of an extreme solar storm when analysing ice cores from Greenland and Antarctica. What have scientists determined...
Mars

Scientists reveal liquid water on Mars is likely a mirage

Scientists previously discovered what was believed to be liquid water under Mars’ ice-covered South Pole, however a new study has revealed it is most...
Earth, Sun, Moon

Scientists reveal the Earth’s mantle is impacted by the Sun and the Moon

A research team led by Anne M. Hofmeister, geophysicist in Arts and Sciences at Washington University, proposes that imbalanced forces and torques in the...
Dark Matter

Scientists lead a worldwide search for dark matter

A team of researchers have utilised worldwide network optical magnetometers to gather comprehensive data on the search for dark matter. How did scientists recognise and...
Milky Way

Study sheds light on Sagittarius A*, a black hole at the Milky Way’s centre

An international team of researchers has found that the black hole at the centre of our galaxy, Sagittarius A*, not only flares irregularly from...
our solar system

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.
supernovae

Supernovae and life on Earth are seemingly connected 

Researchers discover a remarkable link between the number of nearby exploding stars, called supernovae, and life on Earth.  New evidence demonstrates a close connection between...
Sun's corona

Liquid metal experiment provides insight into the Sun’s corona

Scientists were able to create a liquid metal experiment to uncover the mystery regarding the high temperatures reached by the Sun’s corona. The Sun’s corona At...
machine-learning algorithm

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.
Type Ia supernova

Astronomers discover the fastest optical flash of a Type Ia supernova

A team of astronomers at Kavli IPMU capture the fastest optical flash emitted from a new-born supernova to discover how Type Ia supernova explosions...
Earths Water

Study suggests that the Sun is a source of the Earth’s water supply

Curtin University researchers have conducted research to determine the origins of the Earth’s water, discovering that the Sun could be an unaccounted source. An international...
Astro-PAHs from space missions to laboratory astrophysics

Astro-PAHs from space missions to laboratory astrophysics

Dr Christine Joblin, from CNRS/Université Paul Sabatier- Toulouse 3, discusses the topic of astro-PAHs, illustrating the potential of laboratory astrophysics to analyse the observations...
electromagnetic radiation

Expanding our knowledge by studying electromagnetic radiation

Tetyana Galatyuk asks what can we learn from electromagnetic radiation about the state of visible matter under extreme conditions?

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