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Here, Professor of Physics Zbigniew M. Stadnik at the University of Ottawa, explores research into the unusual physical properties and potential applications of Quasicrystals.
Looking through time with the James Webb Space telescope
The James Webb Space Telescope has arrived at its new home and is preparing to calibrate its mirrors and start collecting data on the universe
Exploring the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy
Study finds that Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy flares irregularly from day to day but also in the long term
James Webb Telescope successfully unfolds mirror in space
NASA have successfully unfolded the 21-foot gold-coated primary mirror of the James Webb telescope, which is the largest telescope to be launched into space.
Astrophysics and astronomy in the U.S.
How is the U.S. National Science Foundation improving diversity in astrophysics and astronomy? Here, Open Access Government investigates.
STEM: Improving diversity, equity & inclusiveness
Dr David Morris, Director of the Etelman Observatory, discusses the importance of improving diversity, equity & inclusiveness, particularly in the STEM disciplines, including physics, astrophysics & astronomy.
The role of simulation in civil engineering
Professors Fabio Nobile and Riccardo Rossi discuss why computer simulations are nowadays routinely used in many domains of physics and engineering.
Illuminating cosmological signposts with cosmic rays
Dr Thomas W. Jones, Professor at the University of Minnesota, walks us through his research concerning illuminating cosmological signposts with cosmic rays.
Smart Plastics: How liquid crystalline elastomers bring automation into materials
Eugene M. Terentjev, Professor of Polymer Physics from the University of Cambridge, describes Smart Plastics, including a radically new polymer system, liquid crystal elastomers and the associated applications.
ESO finds black hole in star cluster outside Milky Way
The European Southern Observatory (ESO) have found a black hole outside the Milky Way, roughly 160,000 light-years away from Earth.
The unseen story behind ALMA’s Invisible Universe
NAOJ Director General Saku Tsuneta shows us the unseen side of ALMA, the world’s largest radio telescope array.
ALMA telescope finds signs of water 12 billion light years away
The ALMA telescope has found signs of water in a distant galaxy, over 12 billion light years away from Earth.
Study examines “deeper, hidden layers” on Jupiter
A University of Leicester study looks at the mystery of "deeper, hidden layers" beneath Jupiter, using new data from NASA's Juno spacecraft.
Swedish researchers create vehicles powered by light
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have invented microscopically tiny vehicles - which are powered 100% by light.
Scientists witness white dwarf “switching on and off” for first time
For the first time, scientists have been able to witness a white dwarf "switching on and off" via a NASA satellite.
Perseverance rover finds ancient lake and river systems on Mars
The NASA rover perseverance found evidence of ancient lake and river systems on Mars, a water system that was working 3.8 or 3.6 billion years ago.
The possibilities of sustainable space exploration
Open Access Government reflects on the meaning of sustainable space exploration, with a specific telescope in mind.
How can the NSF contribute to a global understanding of astronomy?
Open Access Government zeroes in on some of the most powerful telescopes in the world – specifically the promise of new discoveries in the Division of Astronomical Sciences (AST) Vera Rubin Observatory.
Do the intellectual frontiers of physics impact other sciences?
When it comes to physics, the US National Science Foundation (NSF) are prolific in a range of projects – but do their discoveries shape collaborative scientific capacity?
ATTRACT: A funding experiment for innovation
Here Professor Sergio Bertolucci, Chair of the ATTRACT R&D&I Committee (IC) continues to discuss the development of Horizon 2020 funded innovation programme ATTRACT.