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DF2

Hubble Space Telescope validates lack of dark matter in DF2 Galaxy

Astrophysicists have corroborated that the ultra-diffuse galaxy - NGC1052-DF2 (DF2) – is deficient in dark matter – a cosmic enigma.
Venus mission

The European Space Agency confirms EnVision Venus mission

The European Space Agency (ESA) has announced EnVision, its next groundbreaking Venus mission that is scheduled to launch in the early 2030s.
supermassive black hole

Galactic wind reveals oldest Supermassive Black Hole in the Universe

A team of researchers have identified a gigantic interstellar wind that was produced by a supermassive black hole 13.1 billion years ago.

Potential applications for low-temperature plasmas

Dr Joseph Zimmerman, a Senior Scientist at CU Aerospace, discusses recent experimental investigations of applications for low-temperature plasmas. Solids, liquids, gases, and plasmas. As the...
asteroid 16 Psyche

Revealing the mysterious origins of Asteroid 16 Psyche

A University of Arizona led study has indicated that the origins of the metallic asteroid 16 Psyche may be more enigmatic than once thought.
Supermassive black hole

Jet lobe reveals death of Supermassive Black Hole

Astronomers have identified the final moments of a dying Supermassive Black Hole by analysing a light echo 3,000-years-old.
planet Venus

Exploring the planet Venus for the first time in 30 years

NASA has announced that it will embark on two missions to analyse Earth’s scorching sister, the once potentially habitable planet Venus.

CU Aerospace: reducing space debris with micropropulsion systems

CU Aerospace is working to reduce dangerous space debris with the development of its responsible space micropropulsion systems. Spun out of the University of Illinois...
British spaceflight

British spaceflight will soon be possible for the first time

Groundbreaking new developments could lead to British spaceflight, with rockets and satellites potentially launching from UK soil as early as 2022.
beam-hopping satellite

UK companies unite to build innovative beam-hopping satellite

A consortium of UK space technology companies is developing a new beam-hopping satellite that will enable satellites to shift which part of the world they cover.
spiral galaxy

ALMA discovers the most ancient galaxy with Spiral Morphology

Researchers at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NAOJ) have examined data obtained with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) and discovered an ancient galaxy with a spiral morphology by only 1.4 billion years after the Big Bang.
exoplanets

Searching beyond the solar system for life on exoplanets

LIFE – a future space mission to characterise the atmospheres of terrestrial exoplanets and search for life outside the Solar System.
Analysis of Universe expansion could lead to new model of astrophysics

Analysis of Universe expansion could lead to new model of astrophysics

An international group of researchers, monitoring the expansion of the Universe with Supernovae, have made observations that could dramatically alter our understanding of astrophysics.
New methods of distributing quantum encryption keys from space

New methods of distributing quantum encryption keys from space

A novel mission using quantum technology to encrypt messages from space is to be tested on a satellite as part of a new programme.
observatory

The SKA Observatory has announced its novel future branding

The formally known SKA Observatory, based at the iconic Jodrell Bank Observatory, has divulged its future SKAO branding.
exoplanet

Chemical signature discovered on exoplanet for the first time

A collective of international researchers has identified a novel chemical signature in an exoplanet’s atmosphere for the first time ever.
far side of the moon

Exploring the far side of the Moon and beyond with NESS

Dr Jack Burns, of the Network for Exploration and Space Science, discusses missions to the far side of the moon and beyond.
Scientists might be able to detect signs of extra-terrestrial life within the next decade

Scientists might be able to detect signs of extra-terrestrial life within the next decade

A new telescope launching this autumn could spot biosignatures – signs extra-terrestrial life – on other planets within three days.
Using Artificial Intelligence to detect anomalies in space

Using Artificial Intelligence to detect anomalies in space

Researchers at Julius-Maximilians-Universität of Würzburg are training Artificial Intelligence on a satellite to discover unknown phenomena in space.
Comet

New observations reveal 21/Borisov as the most pristine comet ever

Fresh findings from the ESO's VLT reveal that rogue comet 21/Borisov may be the most pristine we have ever encountered.

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