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QUIJOTE: Mapping the structure of our galaxy’s magnetic field
Using the QUIJOTE experiment, scientists are now producing the most accurate description until now of the polarization in the microwave emission processes in our galaxy.
Cornwall rocket launch ‘LauncherOne’ fails due to “anomaly”
Virgin Orbit's Cornwall rocket launch fails and burns in the atmosphere casting serious doubts about the future of Sir Richard Branson's mission.
Cosmic hourglass captured by the JWST reveals birth of a star
Observing an ethereal cosmic hourglass courtesy of the James Webb Space Telescope has revealed the birth of a very young star or ‘protostar’.
High-power electrostatic actuators: the future of artificial muscles
Using ferroelectric materials, researchers have been able to create a high-power electrostatic actuator that can generate a strong force at a low driving voltage creating new opportunities for artificial muscles.
Viewing the lonely dwarf galaxy in striking detail
An opportunity to further understand the early universe and the lonely dwarf galaxy has been provided by the near-infrared camera of the James Webb Space Telescope.
Inspecting space oddities using the Hubble Space Telescope
Two galaxies in the Galactic triplet Arp 248, also known as “Wild’s Triplet”, have been photographed by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope.
Understanding Earth’s formation through its magnetic field
Properties in our planet's magnetic field could unlock the secrets of Earth’s formation 4.5 billion years ago.
New computer simulation aids in the search for the origin of cosmic rays
By simulating the transport of cosmic rays with a new computer program, international scientists are hoping to uncover the sources of these atom fragments.
Rotating Lepton Model of Matter: European innovation potential
Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, calls attention to building a pan-European innovation potential ecosystem in health served with top-notch infrastructures.
Giants on the atomic landscape
Dr F. Barry Dunning, Sam and Helen Worden Professor of Physics at Rice University in Houston, explains some key discoveries about the structure of atoms.
Smart Adhesion: anomalous damping in liquid crystalline elastomers leads to reversible adhesion
Eugene M. Terentjev, a professor of Polymer Physics at the University of Cambridge looks at smart, reusable adhesion through liquid crystalline elastomers.
Exploring Europes first exascale class supercomputer
The first next-generation European supercomputer to be installed in 2023 is to be operated by Forschungszentrum Jülich – a partner in Germany’s Gauss Centre for Supercomputing.
Verification in Quantum Computing
Quantum computing promises to change the way we tackle certain problems in the future, however, developing applications for this new and upcoming technology has proven to be quite a challenge Many tools and conveniences we take for granted today when developing classical circuits and systems (such as simulators, compilers, verification...
Department of Physics: condensed-matter research group
Dr Zbigniew Stadnik discusses research from the Department of Physics: condensed-matter research group at the University of Ottawa.
An overview of research into quasicrystals
Expert Zbigniew M. Stadnik, professor at the University of Ottawa in the Department of Physics, discusses his research into quasicrystals Professor Zbigniew M. Stadnik and his condensed-matter research group focus on designing, discovering, and characterising novel compounds (natural quasicrystals and their approximants, superconductors, spin glasses, and others). Their electronic, magnetic,...
Low-cost high-productivity space science from Japan
NAOJ Director General Saku Tsuneta provides an overview of Japan’s involvement in space science.
What is Astrophysics?
Daniele Malafarina, Associate Professor from Nazarbayev University, School of Sciences and Humanities, unpacks astrophysics for us.
Asia Analysis April 2022
We welcome Spring 2022 with our April volume of Asia Analysis, which includes a compelling mixture of articles on illuminating policy topics.
Gas from post-starburst galaxies found in plain sight
Researchers discover rather than expelling it, post-starburst galaxies condense their gas - but the question is, why?
Understanding Jupiter’s Galilean moon and shimmering auroral footprints
Scientists discover clues about what causes Jupiter’s auroral footprints and shimmering lights in space.