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Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 15.10.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 10.10.2019
Space weather mission progresses as report urges action against risks
The first phase of design work for the European Space Agency's Lagrange spacecraft has been completed by four multinational teams, including one led by UCL space scientists.

Astronomy / Space Science - 10.10.2019
Is Planet 9 really a black hole?
Is Planet 9 really a black hole?
Is there a black hole in our solar system? Physicists have speculated that the orbits of huge chunks of rock and ice in the outer solar system might have been influenced by a new planet called Planet 9.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 09.10.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 04.10.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 20.09.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 15.08.2019
Scientists to create 3-D map of ten million galaxies in the universe
Scientists to create 3-D map of ten million galaxies in the universe
Sussex scientists to create 3-D map of ten million galaxies in the universe Physicists at the University of Sussex will be part of a global team of scientists creating a three-dimensional map of ten million galaxies neighbouring our own.

Astronomy / Space Science - 07.08.2019
Revealing quasars’ true colours
Our astronomers have identified a rare moment in the life of some of the universe's most energetic objects.

Astronomy / Space Science - 24.07.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Chemistry - 19.07.2019
When the moon came to Bristol
When the moon came to Bristol
The Apollo 11 mission landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969, enabling the first man to walk on its surface the next day - 21 July.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 17.07.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 05.07.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 05.07.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 03.07.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 24.06.2019

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 13.06.2019
Imperial celebrates
Imperial celebrates "towering intellectual achievement" of CERN
Imperial celebrated its deep links with CERN and the power of international collaboration with a visit to the Large Hadron Collider. CERN is more than just a feat of engineering. It is a tremendous human endeavor.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 13.06.2019
Imperial celebrates
Imperial celebrates "intellectual achievement of humankind" at CERN visit
Imperial celebrated its deep links with CERN and the power of international collaboration with a visit to the Large Hadron Collider. CERN is more than just a feat of engineering. It is a tremendous human endeavor.

Astronomy / Space Science - Health - 07.06.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 07.06.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 14.05.2019

Innovation / Technology - Astronomy / Space Science - 08.05.2019
UofG aims for the stars at official opening of space research lab
The University of Glasgow's stellar ambitions were given a boost today (Wednesday 8 May) with the opening of the School of Engineering's space research lab.

Astronomy / Space Science - 07.05.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 26.04.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 28.03.2019
Upgraded detectors to resume Nobel Prize winning hunt for gravitational waves
UK astrophysicists, including a team from the University of Birmingham, are gearing up to resume the search for gravitational waves, the ripples in space time caused by some of the universe's most spectacular events.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 19.03.2019
Tackling the risks from outer space
Space is a risky place. Our planet faces a number of potential threats from asteroids and comets to the impact of space weather on vital technologies.

Astronomy / Space Science - 05.03.2019
NASA’s Kepler Mission’s first exoplanet candidate confirmed, ten years after launch
It was the first potential exoplanet identified by NASA's Kepler Mission ten years ago, and today astronomers including University of Birmingham researchers have confirmed that the discovery made a decade ago is a genuine exoplanet. Confirmation of the exoplanet, known as Kepler-1658-b, was led by University of Hawai`i graduate student Ashley Chontos , and was presented at the fifth Kepler/K2 Science Conference held in Glendale, CA today (March 6th) and published in Astronomical Journal.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 21.02.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Academic Rankings - 19.02.2019
World top six ranking for space science
World top six ranking for space science
Durham University's astrophysicists have been ranked joint sixth in the world for the quality and influence of their research in space science.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 15.02.2019
Funding to improve global gravitational wave network
A global network of gravitational wave observatories will be upgraded to almost double its sensitivity, the lead science funding agencies of the United Kingdom and United States announced today. The $US30 million Advanced LIGO Plus (ALIGO+) project will improve the two existing Laser Interferometer Gravitational wave Observatories (LIGO) in the United States, and will be included as standard in the new LIGO India facility from the mid-2020s.

Astronomy / Space Science - 15.02.2019
Medieval thinking meets modern research
Imagine being able to step back in time and see how a great mind of the past understood our world, or experience how food and drink tasted hundreds of years ago.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 15.02.2019
UofG astrophysicists welcome LIGO funding boost
University of Glasgow researchers are celebrating the announcement of tens of millions of dollars in new funding to advance the science of gravitational wave astrophysics. The US-based National Science Foundation announced today (Thursday 14 February) that Caltech and MIT will share in $20.4m (Ł15.9m) to upgrade the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO), an NSF-funded international collaboration which made history in 2015 after making the first direct detection of gravitational waves.

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation / Technology - 23.01.2019
Better ’hearing aids’ to listen to the Universe
The world's most sensitive science experiment may be about to get even better, with the UK allocating funds for new research and development work as part of the hunt for gravitational waves. After their historic first round of detections from 2015 onward, Cardiff University researchers, who form part of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational wave Observatory (LIGO), are planning to start their third period of recording data from twin detectors in the United States.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 11.01.2019
Pioneering professor wins Eddington Medal
Pioneering professor wins Eddington Medal
A Cardiff University professor who discovered how to measure the expansion of the universe has been honoured by the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) .

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 11.01.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 09.01.2019
Black-hole mathematician wins exceptional young scientist award
Imperial's Professor Gustav Holzegel is a Finalist in the second annual Blavatnik Awards in the UK, winning US$30,000.

Astronomy / Space Science - 08.01.2019
Bringing the world's largest telescope to life
Bringing the world’s largest telescope to life
A cutting-edge component of what will be the world's largest telescope has passed critical tests. HARMONI, being developed in part by scientists at Durham University, will now move to the detailed design phase.

Astronomy / Space Science - 04.01.2019
Milky Way heading for catastrophic collision
Milky Way heading for catastrophic collision
The Milky Way is on a collision course with a neighbouring galaxy that could fling our Solar System into space.

Astronomy / Space Science - 18.12.2018
Big Bang fossil discovered
A relic cloud of gas, orphaned after the Big Bang, has been discovered in the distant Universe. The cloud is unpolluted by stars even 1.5 billion years after the Big Bang and offers new information about how the first galaxies formed.

Astronomy / Space Science - Pharmacology - 06.12.2018
Blast off for first UK-led experiment on the International Space Station
UK-led research is taking place on the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time, following a successful launch from Kennedy Space Centre at Cape Canaveral in the US. An experiment using microscopic nematode worms involving teams of scientists from the Universities of Nottingham, Exeter and Lancaster was among a shipment of cargo and scientific investigations to be delivered to the ISS by the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft following the launch by the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at 6.16 pm (UK time) on Wednesday 5 December.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 04.12.2018
First 'piggyback' kit for monitoring space weather launched
First ’piggyback’ kit for monitoring space weather launched
Tiny sensors for measuring the Earth's space weather environment have launched today attached to a South Korean satellite.

Astronomy / Space Science - 27.11.2018
Marsquake sensor lands safely on Red Planet
A Marsquake detector designed in part by Imperial engineers is set to help reveal Mars' inner structure.
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