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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

Astronomy / Space Science - 09.06.2022
Comet chaser mission moves from blueprint to reality
Comet chaser mission moves from blueprint to reality
A European Space Agency science mission to 3D-map a comet for the first time, which was proposed by a UCL-led team, has reached a major milestone, moving from the design phase to implementation.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 27.05.2022
Opinion: Our Mars rover mission was suspended because of the Ukraine war - here's what's next
Opinion: Our Mars rover mission was suspended because of the Ukraine war - here’s what’s next
Writing in The Conversation, Professor Andrew Coates (UCL Space & Climate Physics) explains how after the start of the Ukraine war, the ESA suspended the ExoMars Mission due to fly on a Russian rocket in September, and what might happen to its nearly-complete rover.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 18.05.2022
Solar Orbiter shows the Sun as never seen before
Solar Orbiter shows the Sun as never seen before
Solar Orbiter, a European Space Agency (ESA) spacecraft carrying instruments proposed, designed and built at UCL, has had its closest approach yet to the Sun, providing breathtaking images and movies of the solar poles, of powerful flares, and of a curious solar "hedgehog". The close approach to the Sun, known as perihelion, took place on 26 March.

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science - 10.05.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - 03.05.2022
Students’ stellar ambitions could be rewarded in satellite competition
A multidisciplinary team of University of Glasgow students are gearing up for the final stage of a major national satellite design competition.

Astronomy / Space Science - Health - 19.04.2022
Can your kidneys make it to Mars and back?
Can your kidneys make it to Mars and back?
Scientists at UCL will examine what impact spaceflight has on the health of kidneys, as part of a unique collaboration with researchers at KBR and NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley, California, supported by funding from the UK Space Agency.

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science - 12.04.2022
UK to build software brain for giant radio telescope
UK to build software brain for giant radio telescope
More than 15million has been awarded to UK institutions, including The University of Manchester, which are delivering the crucial software 'brain' of the world's largest radio telescope.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 24.03.2022
Most detailed ever image of Sun's full disc and outer atmosphere
Most detailed ever image of Sun’s full disc and outer atmosphere
A UCL-led team has created the highest resolution image yet of the Sun's full disc and outer atmosphere, whose eruptions can cause hazardous space weather around Earth.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 24.03.2022
Most detailed ever image of Sun's explosive lower atmosphere
Most detailed ever image of Sun’s explosive lower atmosphere
A UCL-led team has created the highest resolution image yet of the Sun's lower atmosphere, whose eruptions can cause hazardous space weather around Earth.

Astronomy / Space Science - 04.03.2022
Meteorite hunters urged to keep their eyes on the skies
One year on from the first successful recovery of a meteorite to land on British soil in three decades, people across the country are being urged to keep their eyes on the skies.

Astronomy / Space Science - 23.02.2022
Colossal black holes locked in cosmic dance at heart of galaxy
Colossal black holes locked in cosmic dance at heart of galaxy
Astronomers find evidence for the tightest-knit supermassive black hole duo observed to date. An epic deep space cosmic ballet of two giant black holes orbiting one another every two years has been observed for the first time by an international team of astronomers. Locked in an epic cosmic waltz 9 billion light-years away the two supermassive black holes appear to be orbiting around each other every two years.

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science - 14.02.2022
Shooting for the stars: astrophysicists join the global tech revolution
Shooting for the stars: astrophysicists join the global tech revolution
The University of Bath has become a major consortium partner in 4MOST - a telescope facility that's set to change the face of astrophysics over the next decade.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 11.02.2022
University of Glasgow students shortlisted in satellite design competition
A team of University of Glasgow students have been shortlisted for the UK Government's Nanosat Design Competition, competing for a share of the 600,000 Challenge Fund.

Astronomy / Space Science - Materials Science - 11.02.2022
Manchester satellite program wins national engineering award
Manchester satellite program wins national engineering award
Technical advances made through The University of Manchester led DISCOVERER project to create new generation satellites capable of operating at a lower orbit have been honoured at The Engineer's Collaborate to Innovate (C2I) awards.

Astronomy / Space Science - Campus - 27.01.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 25.01.2022
Researcher predicts spacecraft's brush with comet
Researcher predicts spacecraft’s brush with comet
For the second time in its mission so far, the Sun-observing spacecraft Solar Orbiter has flown through the tail of a comet, generating a wealth of science data - helped by an early prediction of the event by a UCL PhD researcher. For several days in mid-December, the European Space Agency (ESA) spacecraft - which carries instruments designed and built at UCL - found itself flying through the ion tail of Comet C/2021 A1 Leonard, analysing particles from the comet and the way its tail interacted with the solar wind.

Astronomy / Space Science - Career - 11.01.2022
Use of locums highest in rural, small or poorer performing GP practices
New research led by University of Manchester researchers published today (11/01/22) in the British Journal of General Practice has thrown new light on the use and characteristics of locum GPs in England.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 06.01.2022
New year’s mission to start new phase of exoplanet research
A mission to one of the coldest and most remote places on earth will enable a new phase in the search for distant planetary systems.