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Astronauts learn mental health strategies in Antarctic before space

Astronauts need mental health strategies that work as they drift in space with isolation, confinement and strange light-dark cycles - so they go to the Antarctic.
radio waves in space, fast radio bursts

Scientists discover unusual low frequency radio waves in space

The mysterious fast radio bursts (FRBs) in space now include lower frequency radio waves than scientists have ever detected - complicating their attempt to find the source.
drone on mars, NASA drone

NASA flies drone on Mars for first time

Yesterday (19 April), the Ingenuity drone on Mars became the first in history to make a controlled flight on another planet - climbing to a height of 10 feet and then touching back down on the red surface.
climate change policy, green deal

Planning with climate change: Combining climate mitigation and adaptation decisions

AXIS Research Programme Coordinator Rolf von Kuhlmann explains why connecting scientific disciplines with society is crucial for climate change policy.
wave science, gravitational

Gravitational wave science in Europe: Einstein Telescope and beyond

Professor Thomas Hertog at the KU Leuven discusses why black holes matter in this Gravitational wave science in Europe focus that includes comment on the Einstein Telescope and beyond.
ground based telescope, telescope

Ground-based telescopes could now capture habitable planets

Scientists have developed a new system for mid-infrared exoplanet images, using ground-based telescopes to directly witness planets that are roughly three times the size of Earth.
dark matter halo, galaxy

Scientists find dark matter halo around ancient galaxy

MIT astrophysicists looked 163,000 light years from Earth, to find that a tiny, ancient galaxy has a dark matter halo - meaning that the very first galaxies in the universe were more immense than anyone imagined.
star formation science, TDG

Star formation science explained by discovery in new galaxy

The Atacama desert in Chile brings the world more new insights on star formation science, as revealed by researchers at the University of Bath.
mystery of the sun, astrophysics

Science explains the atmospheric mystery of the Sun

The hot outer later of our local star has an unusual chemical composition compared to the inner layers - now, scientists think they have an answer for the mystery of the Sun.
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Scientists investigate planetary nebulae using Hubble Space Telescope

Images from the Hubble Space Telescope are giving astronomers the chance to further investigate planetary nebulae - like the striking Jewel Bug Nebula (NGC 7027).
water from different planets, clathrate hydrates

Scientists analyse water from different planets to understand their secrets

Researchers are now looking at the crystalline solid form of water from different planets, to understand how planets, satellites and even comets evolved.
neuron star collision, arecibo

Arecibo observatory finds potential evidence of neuron star collision

In Puerto Rico, the Arecibo observatory has found potential "first hints" of low-frequency gravitational waves - which signal the movement of massive entities, like black holes or neuron stars.
star formation, NASA

Six new images from Hubble show how star formation works

Hubble released images of six galaxies in a nod to the spirit of the New Year, which make up part of their star formation exploration.
oldest light, hubble constant

Scientists use oldest light to estimate that the universe is 14 billion years old

Through a telescope in the Atacama Desert of Chile, an old argument between scientists has been settled - they now agree that our universe is approximately 14 billion years old.

The UK’s plans to boldly become a global leader in space

Graham Turnock, CEO, UK Space Agency charts the UK’s plans to boldly become a global leader in space.
moon resources. REM

Moon resources could cause tensions between countries

The Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics found that growing interest in moon resources could create international tension, as extraction becomes possible.
radio signals in space, space

New evidence emerges on origin of radio signals in space

Astronomers are investigating radio signals in space, aka fast radio bursts (FRBs), often described as the biggest space mystery we have.
planet the size of earth, physics

Astronomers discover a planet the size of Earth

Astronomers have discovered a new planet the size of Earth in the Milky Way, which does not orbit any host star.
orbital debris, space force

“Space 2.0” and the problem of orbital debris

Dr David Carroll from CU Aerospace LLC says that there are advantages to nano-satellites and the Space 2.0 environment, but they exacerbate the problem of orbital debris.
UK spaceflight, development fund

£2 million development fund available for UK spaceflight

Future spaceports can apply for a share of £2 million to support plans for small satellite launch from aircraft and sub-orbital flight from the UK: What is next for spaceflight?

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