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Astronomy / Space Science - 09.05.2023
New report sets course for future of European astronomy
New report sets course for future of European astronomy
A new report by an international consortium of leading astronomers, including UCL's Professor Amelie Saintonge, has set out recommendations to transform our understanding of the universe in the next decade.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 26.04.2023
Imperial-led Jupiter-bound instrument successfully deployed
A week after launch, the boom hosting the magnetometer instrument on the JUpiter ICy moons Explorer (JUICE) mission has been successfully deployed.

Astronomy / Space Science - History / Archeology - 25.04.2023

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 14.04.2023

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 14.04.2023
Space mission to Jupiter’s icy moons launches with Imperial-built kit on board
The JUpiter ICy moons Explorer (JUICE) has successfully launched, carrying Imperial kit on a mission to assess the habitability of Jupiter's moons.

Music - Astronomy / Space Science - 23.03.2023

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 23.03.2023
Europe urged to aim high in space exploration
Europe urged to aim high in space exploration
A panel of high level experts, including UCL academics Professor Mariana Mazzucato and Professor Chris Rapley, has recommended that the European Space Agency should embark on a revolutionary endeavour to significantly increase its autonomy in human and robotic space exploration.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 22.03.2023
Opinion: Great Mysteries of Physics 3 - is there a multiverse?
Opinion: Great Mysteries of Physics 3 - is there a multiverse?
In The Conversation's Podcast "Great Mysteries of Physics," Professor Andrew Pontzen (UCL Physics & Astronomy) describes the hypothesized concept of the multiverse, a theory that there are infinite possible universes but we only experience a single version of events.

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation - 16.03.2023
’cosmic concrete’ that is twice as strong as regular concrete
University of Manchester scientists have created a new material, dubbed 'StarCrete' which is made from extra-terrestrial dust, potato starch, and a pinch of salt and could be used to build homes on Mars.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 08.03.2023
Humanity's quest to discover the origins of life in the universe
Humanity’s quest to discover the origins of life in the universe
Scientists from the University of Cambridge, ETH Zurich, Harvard University, and the University of Chicago have founded the Origins Federation, which will advance our understanding of the emergence and early evolution of life, and its place in the cosmos.

Astronomy / Space Science - 13.01.2023
The MeerKAT radio telescope in South Africa receives prestigious award of the Royal Astronomical Society
The MeerKAT team is awarded the Group Award of the Royal Astronomical Society for a series of spectacular observations in radio astronomy, the highlight being the images of the Galactic Centre region and the spectacular radio bubbles.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 13.01.2023

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 13.01.2023

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 13.01.2023

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation - 09.01.2023
University of Bath space weather sensors set to take off on UK's first satellite launch
University of Bath space weather sensors set to take off on UK’s first satellite launch
Miniature satellite payload made by Bath engineers will monitor GPS signals; Bath graduates have worked on further satellites.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 12.12.2022
UK-led robotic sky scanner reveals its first galactic fingerprint
UK-led robotic sky scanner reveals its first galactic fingerprint
A major telescope upgrade has peered through to the distant Universe to reveal the spectra of a pair of galaxies 280 million light years away from Earth.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 08.12.2022
Astronomers continue to unravel mysteries of stellar afterlife in new images from space telescope
Astronomers continue to unravel mysteries of stellar afterlife in new images from space telescope
An international team of scientists claim to have the clearest evidence yet of the events that follow the death of a star.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 14.11.2022
Solar snake spotted slithering across Sun's surface
Solar snake spotted slithering across Sun’s surface
The Sub-observing Solar Orbiter spacecraft, which carries instruments proposed, designed and built at UCL, has spotted a "tube" of cooler atmospheric gases snaking its way through the Sun's magnetic field.

Astronomy / Space Science - Research Management - 07.11.2022
Imperial space experts feature in key Parliamentary report
A number of Imperial College London researchers were cited in the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee report into the UK space sector Background: Science and Technology Committee space inquiry The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee scrutinises the work of the Government on those issues and conducts inquiries into matters of national interest in the science and technology sectors.

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation - 04.11.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 24.10.2022
UCL astrophysicist honoured for Uranus and Jupiter discoveries
UCL astrophysicist honoured for Uranus and Jupiter discoveries
Dr William Dunn (UCL Physics and Astronomy) has been honoured by the Institute of Physics for his "paradigm-shifting" research on outer planets of the solar system, and for his leadership of a national school science programme.

Astronomy / Space Science - Life Sciences - 21.10.2022
Observing the early universe and supporting net-zero: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From an international mission to search for the cosmic origins of the universe , to a framework for evaluating greenhouse gas emissions , here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Earth Sciences - Astronomy / Space Science - 17.10.2022
Analysis: Earth's oxygen has varied over time - here's how our data could help us spot alien life
Analysis: Earth’s oxygen has varied over time - here’s how our data could help us spot alien life
Writing in The Conversation, Dr Alex Krause (UCL Earth Science) and Benjamin J. W. Mills at University of Leeds explain how using the James Webb Space Telescope to look for oxygen in the universe could help scientists discover evidence of extra-terrestrial life. Are we alone in the universe? This is a question that has intrigued humans for centuries and inspired countless studies and works of fiction.

Astronomy / Space Science - 17.10.2022
UK joins mission to search for the origins of the Universe
The UK has joined an international astronomy mission to search the skies for cosmic origins of the universe.

Astronomy / Space Science - 10.10.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation - 06.10.2022
Manchester to build an interplanetary future through innovation in advanced materials and robots
Pioneering scientists and engineers from The University of Manchester are looking to build a future in space through innovation in advanced materials and autonomous systems - including revolutionary concepts in space habitats and the trustworthy robots to help build them.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 30.09.2022
Opinion: Venus: the trouble with sending people there
Opinion: Venus: the trouble with sending people there
Writing in The Conversation, Professor Andrew Coates (UCL Space & Climate Physics) explains why sending humans to land on Earth's 'evil twin' Venus might not be such a good idea.

Earth Sciences - Astronomy / Space Science - 23.09.2022
Satellites to map ocean clouds that keep Earth cool
Satellites to map ocean clouds that keep Earth cool
A new European Space Agency (ESA) mission involving UCL researchers will 3D map Earth's "cooling blanket" of low-lying ocean clouds that may be at risk of disappearing due to climate change. The 10 Earth Explorer mission, known as Harmony, has been approved by the ESA Programme Board on Earth Observation, meaning it can move from the preparatory phase into the design consolidation and implementation phase, with a launch scheduled for 2029.

Astronomy / Space Science - 21.09.2022
Reanalysis of Breakthrough Listen data places new constraints on powerful extragalactic technosignatures
At the 2022 International Astronautical Congress in Paris, France The University of Manchester and Breakthrough Listen (the initiative to find signs of intelligent life in the universe) announced a r

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 01.09.2022
Researchers receive share of 6 million investment to support the UK's quantum leap
Researchers receive share of 6 million investment to support the UK’s quantum leap
University of Sussex researchers receive share of 6 million investment to support the UK's quantum leap Physicists from the University of Sussex have been awarded a significant grant to support fundamental quantum research.

Earth Sciences - Astronomy / Space Science - 17.08.2022
Risk of volcano catastrophe 'a roll of the dice', say experts
Risk of volcano catastrophe ’a roll of the dice’, say experts
While funding is pumped into preventing low-probability scenarios such as asteroid collision, the far more likely threat of a large volcanic eruption is close to ignored - despite much that could be done to reduce the risks, say researchers.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 25.07.2022
University of Glasgow student satellite design set for launch after competition win
A team of University of Glasgow students will see a satellite they designed sent into space after winning a 600,000 national competition.

Astronomy / Space Science - 22.07.2022
New telescope to be the 'GOTO' for gravitational wave events
New telescope to be the ’GOTO’ for gravitational wave events
A new telescope, made up of two identical arrays on opposite sides of the planet, will track down sources of gravitational waves.

Astronomy / Space Science - Economics - 13.07.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - 27.06.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation - 22.06.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 20.06.2022

Event - Astronomy / Space Science - 10.06.2022
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