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Asteroid discovery could assist with planetary defence strategies

In a Curtin University-led study into an asteroid, potential ways to save the planet if one ever hurtled toward Earth have been revealed.

Milky Way analysis reveals it contains over three billion celestial objects

A survey of the galactic plane of the Milky Way has shown it contains a staggering 3.32 billion celestial objects – the largest set so far.

Alien life – can a new laser detect it?

Are we alone in the Universe? A cutting-edge new laser device may be able to detect alien life on planets.

Perseverance rover reveals new details about Mars’ atmosphere

NASA’s Perseverance rover has completed its investigation of Mars’ atmosphere, which has revealed crucial information about its meteorology.

Fermi-LAT’s latest gamma-ray observations deepen the cosmic-ray mystery

The latest constraints provided by the Fermi Large Area Telescope have changed our understanding on the origin of cosmic rays.

Energy output of active galactic nuclei underestimated by scientists

Active galactic nuclei are even more powerful than previously thought, as a study has revealed that dust dimming was not take into account.

First exoplanet discovered by NASA’s Webb Telescope

Learn about the first exoplanet called LHS 475 b that has been discovered by NASA's James Webb Space Telescope.

Unusual stellar explosion will expand our understanding of stars

Research discovered a stellar explosion rich in oxygen and magnesium, increasing our understanding of the later life of massive stars.

‘Anomaly’ causes first UK space launch to fail to reach orbit

Learn how the UK's first space launch ended in disappointment due to a technical anomaly stopping the mission from reaching target orbit.

Pair of black holes are the closest to colliding ever witnessed

Two black holes are on course for collision, being the closest to a cataclysmic meeting scientists have ever seen. 

Mass spectrometer ready for integration on NASA’s Europa Clipper spacecraft

SwRI has completed the construction of a mass spectrometer instrument called MASPEX that will now be integrated into NASA’s Europa Clipper.

Wandering stars found to exist billions of years ago

Astronomers have used NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to shed light on the mystery of wandering star formation.

How are Fermi bubbles at the centre of our galaxy produced?

Fermi bubbles at the centre of our galaxy are now thought to be produced by fast-blowing outward winds and the associated ‘reverse shock.’

Government space defence spendings reach new record in 2022

A new report has stated that rising government space defence spending is being driven by investments in space security and early warning.

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Producing advanced materials through surface analysis

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Pioneering the energy transition with revolutionary heat storage systems

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System Integration: Toward informed decision making for the energy transition

The Eindhoven Institute for Renewable Energy Systems is using a System Integration approach, which aims to model future energy systems to facilitate the green...

Avalon makes significant progress toward production from its Separation Rapids Lithium Project

The potential of the rare lithium mineral petalite in Ontario will enable Avalon to serve both the battery materials and glass-ceramics industries. Avalon’s aspirations to...

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Elestor’s electricity storage technology scores double victory

Dutch electricity storage company Elestor has achieved a double win at the Offshore Wind Innovators Award 2022.

QPM’s TECH Project debt financing process advancing well

Queensland Pacific Metals Ltd is making great progress with its debt financing initiatives for its northern Australian-based TECH Project.

LPI completes RC drilling stage at East Kirup lithium prospect

Lithium Power International has revealed exciting results after completing the RC drilling stage at its East Kirup lithium prospect.

Lithium mining in Argentina poised to dominate the global market

Argentina Lithium & Energy Corp shares the exciting results from their 64,000 hectares lithium mining projects in Argentina.

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ChemX’s high-purity alumina technology advances the green energy transition

Stephen Strubel, the Managing Director of industry-leading advanced materials technology company ChemX Materials Ltd, details how their HiPurA® technology can drive global decarbonisation efforts...

US commits to global lithium battery revolution

Lithium Power International highlights the global impact of the US’s recent investment into the lithium battery revolution. The US Government’s commitment to the lithium battery...

Pioneering universal early warning systems for reducing natural disaster impacts

To ensure early warning systems for all can become a reality, countries must invest more into state-of-the-art data and technology. The concept of early warning...

Eclipse achieves early success in Greenland drilling programme

Eclipse Metals (ASX: EPM) has made encouraging progress in its Greenland drill programme to test and confirm the potential for polymetallic rare earth and...

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LPI commences drilling at Greenbushes lithium project

Lithium Power International has commenced drilling at its East Kirup lithium prospect, part of the Greenbushes project in Western Australia.

What is lithium used for, and where does it come from?

Brent Wilson of Galvanic Energy details how lithium is obtained around the world and its essential role in decarbonising the planet.

First Hydrogen expands its design of zero-emission vehicles

First Hydrogen Corp has selected EDAG Group as its design styling partner for its next generation of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.

Maricunga lithium brine project’s 100% consolidated ownership nears completion

LPI has announced a development in consolidating 100% ownership of the company’s flagship Maricunga lithium brine project.