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Space weather causes understood with 3cm glass sphere innovation

Learn about a groundbreaking new method developed to understand space weather that only requires a 3cm glass sphere.

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.

Radio signal detected from far away galaxy

Astronomers have identified a radio signal from the most distant galaxy to date using the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope in India.

Innovative nano-coating can help harvest energy in space

A research team has invented a nano-coating that can reduce the operating temperatures of space-qualified structures from 120°C to 60°C.

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.

Next-generation radar systems will provide the ultimate planetary defence

The highest-resolution images of the Moon from the ground has paved the way for a next-generation radar system to study our Solar System.

‘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.

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.

ISS launches two CubeSats to analyse ionosphere space weather

Two CubeSats have been launched from the ISS in a quest to further our understanding of space weather disturbances.

Virgin Orbit granted final approval for the first Spaceport Cornwall launch

Virgin Orbit granted final remaining licenses from UK Civil Aviation Authority ahead of the first UK launch from Spaceport Cornwall.

Dust devils recorded on Mars for the first time

Instruments onboard the Perseverance rover have captured the first-ever sound recording of dust devils – tiny tornadoes of dust – on Mars.

Using atomic clocks in space to solve dark matter mystery

Read about how sending atomic clocks deep into space may help to detect and understand enigmatic dark matter.

Inside Virgo: Europe’s flagship gravitational wave detector

Giancarlo Cella details Italy’s Virgo interferometer, designed to detect gravitational waves predicted by the general theory of relativity.

UK Government funds £1.84 billion for Earth observation programmes

Discover what the UK Government's £1.84 billion in funding to support the Earth Observation sector means for the UK space industry.

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Producing advanced materials through surface analysis

Hiden Analytical details its production of several manufacturing systems and tools that are required to study surface analysis. Surface analysis is an increasingly important aspect...

Pioneering the energy transition with revolutionary heat storage systems

EIRES researchers have developed a way to utilise heat storage in a safe, sustainable, and loss-free way. Efficient storage and transport of heat is one...

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.