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distant galaxy discovery

Analysing stars’ mass reveals distant galaxy discovery

Astrophysicists at the University of Copenhagen have made a discovery about distant galaxies by analysing star populations beyond the Milky Way. For as long as...
Westerlund 1 star cluster

Studying the Westerlund 1 star cluster could help solve space mysteries

Researchers at the University of Alicante are examining Westerlund 1 – a star cluster in the inner regions of the Milky Way – to...
Space Mission

UK and Australia collaboration: Enhancing UK space command capabilities

Northern Space and Security Limited (NORSS) has announced an ARTISM contract that will create a minimum of 13 jobs and enhance the UK's space...
Space Missions

The exoplanet missions set to revolutionise science

ETH Zurich's Professor Sascha P Quanz explores the future exoplanet missions that will search for life beyond our Solar System. In June 2021, a senior...
Supermassive Black Holes

Scientific advancements made by observing two black holes colliding

Observing two black holes colliding has provided astronomers with a novel tool to measure black holes in distant galaxies. How did researchers observe these two...
SpaceX Crew-3 astronauts

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...
Ia Supernovae

Groundbreaking progress made in analysing the type Ia supernovae

Analysing the type Ia supernovae has led scientists from the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research to discover how supernovae would evolve over thousands of...
Analysing extra-terrestrial samples

Life on Mars: Analysing extra-terrestrial samples in Europe

Dr Rain Irshad, Autonomous Systems Lead at RAL Space, discusses what Europe’s first analysis facility for extra-terrestrial samples could tell us about Mars. Understanding more...
Pulsar

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

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...
Lunar water

Earth’s atmosphere could be a source of lunar water

In a new study, scientists believe that another source of lunar water could involve the Earth’s magnetosphere. Hydrogen and oxygen ions escaping from Earth’s upper...
mission to Mars

Solar energy could be used to power a crewed mission to Mars

A research team have analysed different ways of generating power, deciding that solar energy could be used to power a mission to Mars. It can...
exoplanet atmospheres

Classifying exoplanet atmospheres to open new field of study

Researchers have identified and classified populations of similar exoplanet atmospheres in order to improve our knowledge of planetary formation. An international team of researchers examined...
astrophysical plasmas

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...
UK Space jobs

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

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...
Astronomers have observed the most distant galaxy candidate yet

Astronomers have observed the most distant galaxy candidate yet

At 13.5 billion light-years from Earth, astronomers have discovered the most distant galaxy candidate yet. At a staggering distance of 13.5 billion light-years from Earth,...
primordial black holes

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’.
Jupiter’s origin

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...
Martian Climate

Mars’ climate history to determine potential habitability

A collaborative research team, led by Purdue University, has discovered that mounts of ice in craters provide a new insight into Mars’ climate history. Newly...

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