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Radioactive isotopes from stars

Maria Lugaro and Marco Pignatari, Senior Researchers at the Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences examine radioactive isotopes from stars, from the archaeology of solar system material to modern supernovae In August 2019, a significant amount of the radioactive isotope 60Fe was discovered in Antarctic snow (Koll et al....
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Monitoring changes occurring in the atmosphere

In the latest interview with Open Access Government, the National Center of Meteorology tell us more about their priority areas, such as the importance of earthquake monitoring.
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Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences in the U.S.

A look at the work of the Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences Division of the United States National Science Foundation (NSF).
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New black hole observation proves Einstein’s theory of relativity

A Stanford University astrophysicist, Dan Wilkins, observed the first detection of light from behind a black hole - proving that Einstein's general theory of relativity works.
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Scientists reveal most-detailed image of Andromeda galaxy

This study, led by University of British Columbia physicist Sofia Fatigoni, is the first to capture such a clear image of the Andromeda galaxy.
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NASA telescope finds new evidence of water on Ganymede

Hubble recently found evidence of water vapour on Ganymede, Jupiter's moon - using a mix of new and old observations.
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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.
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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).
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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".
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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