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Satellite reveals six gigatons of carbon emitted from land

According to new observations by a Chinese satellite, six gigatons of carbon are emitted over land every year - equivalent to 12 times the mass of all living humans.
arctic science, INAR

Arena for the gap analysis of the existing arctic science co-operations (AASCO)

Here, The Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR) discuss the Arena for the gap analysis of the existing arctic science co-operations (AASCO).
ESO telescope, alma

ESO telescope captures powerful images of nearby galaxies

The European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope (ESO's VLT) has captured new images of nearby galaxies, allowing scientists to locate the exact locations of young stars.
underwater volcano eruptions, satellite

Scientists use satellite imagery to predict underwater volcano eruptions

A new study by Hiroshima university uses satellite imagery to predict underwater volcano eruptions - using sea discolouration as a measurement of looming danger.
cold regions

High Latitudes and Cold Regions

Here, The Institute for Atmospheric and Earth System Research (INAR), discuss how the Cold regions of the Earth are facing climate change consequences.
tropical forests, LEF

The resilience of tropical forests to natural and anthropogenic disturbance

Here, Jess K. Zimmerman at the University of Puerto Rico explains the resilience of tropical forests to natural and anthropogenic disturbance - including the impact of climate change.
star cluster palomar 5, black holes

Astrophysicists discover something new in star cluster Palomar 5

New data suggests that there is a population of black holes in star cluster Palomar 5, which is "roughly three times larger than expected".
astrophysics award, caroline herschel

UK creates £10,000 astrophysics award for female scientists

The £10,000 award, named after the noted Caroline Herschel, will be given to a UK or Germany-based female scientist who pushes the boundaries of astrophysics further.
summertime arctic ocean, arctic ocean

Study finds summertime Arctic Ocean “more vulnerable to climate change”

Scientists reveal that the summertime Arctic Ocean is becoming increasingly vulnerable to climate change, putting certain animals at risk of losing habitat.
expanding universe debate, hubble constant

Could the expanding universe debate be solved?

Astrophysicists have argued for ten years about the speed of the universe expanding - now, a study by Wendy Freedman at the University of Chicago finds that the standard model could be close to the truth.
neutron star mergers, gravitational

Scientists find first black hole-neutron star mergers

In a galaxy 900 million light-years away, there were two black hole-neutron star mergers - creating gravitational waves that hit Earth only in January, 2020.
aliens earth, earth transit zone

Scientists reveal that aliens may have seen Earth already

A team at Cornell University reveal that aliens, specifically located in 1,715 nearby star systems, could have already seen Earth by watching our planet cross the Sun.
einstein telescope, gravitational wave

Einstein Telescope: A unique chance for Europe

Nikhef Researcher Jo Van Den Brand takes us on a journey towards a European gravitational wave observatory with the establishment of Einstein Telescope.
open science to open innovation, horizon 2020 ATTRACT

From Open Science to Open Innovation: The ATTRACT Project

Professor Sergio Bertolucci, Chair of the ATTRACT R&D&I Committee (IC), explores how the ATTRACT Project is bridging the gap between research and industry to go from Open Science to Open Innovation.
atmospheric and geospace sciences

A look at Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences

Open Access Government places the spotlight on Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences from the perspective of the U.S. National Science Foundation.
secrets of new particles, helsinki institute of physics

Physics: Unveiling the secrets of new particles

Here, Katri Huitu and Kenneth Österberg from the Helsinki Institute of Physics, Finland, discuss an important discovery of the Odderon and related activities of the Institute searching for the secrets of new particles and fundamental laws of Nature.
extra-solar planets, exoplanets

Probing the atmosphere of extra-solar planets

Senior Researcher Pierre-Olivier Lagage discusses how, after the detection of exoplanets, the characterisation of their atmosphere is the next step to understanding alien worlds.
measure dark matter, alternative gravity

Scientists find new way to measure dark matter

Scientists reveal that billions of stars at the centre of the Milky Way are spinning more slowly - they believe it is being counterweighted by dark matter, slowing by 24% since it was created.
venus 2030, NASA

NASA announces two missions to Venus for 2030

NASA have not visited Venus in 30 years - now, two new missions have been announced to launch in 2028-2030, with the aim of understanding how the once Earth-like planet became a "hothouse".
ACTRIS, atmosphere science

ACTRIS: Atmospheric observations for excellence in Earth science

Giulia Saponaro, ACTRIS Communication Officer, charts atmospheric observations to achieve excellence in Earth science.

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