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What is the future of UK nuclear power?

Nuclear power is an integral part of the UK’s plans to transition to net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
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Microscopic analysis of samples from penetrator impact craters

M. Danner and R.M Winglee from Department of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington, discuss the microscopic analysis of samples from penetrator impact craters.
Einstein Telescope

Gravitational wave science in Europe: Einstein Telescope

Professor Achim Stahl at RWTH Aachen University discusses technological challenges and innovation in gravitational wave science, with a detailed look at Einstein Telescope.
thermal energy, nano

Harvesting thermal energy by NanoMachines

Vladik Avetisov and Roman Iliev, the Principal Investigator and the Founder of the Molecular Machine Corporation Ltd, lift the lid on an innovative project that concerns the use of environmental heat as a natural source of thermal energy.

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.
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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.
smallest nanoparticles, technology

Researchers find way to make the smallest nanoparticles visible

Use of a new optical technology will now help scientists to see some of the smallest nanoparticles, measured at 25 nanometres in diameter.
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.
quantum technology collaboration, canada

UKRI invests £2 million into Canada-UK quantum technology collaboration

The UK and Canada have launched a quantum technology collaboration, following an agreement to share this knowledge in 2017.
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.
collect solar power, concentrator

Researchers use people wearing streetwear to collect solar energy

Like something from a sci-fi film, a team of researchers have found a way to collect solar energy from streetwear that people are wearing.
detect dark matter, novel

Could tiny pendulums be the way to detect dark matter?

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and their colleagues have proposed a novel method for detecting dark matter.
supramolecular nanomachines, enzymes

Molecular intelligence: The rise of supramolecular nanomachines

Prof Dr Daniela A. Wilson from the Institute for Molecules and Materials (IMM) tells us what we need to know about molecular intelligence – the rise of supramolecular nanomachines with controlled shape and motility.
Open Access Government October

Open Access Government October 2020

The October 2020 edition of Open Access Government speaks about global government policy issues, such as health & social care, research & innovation, digital transformation, economic development, international development, environment, energy and equality.
equatorial ionosphere, syntek technologies

Simulating ionosphere bubbles in the equatorial ionosphere

J.D. Huba from Syntek Technologies shares his expert thoughts on simulating ionosphere bubbles in the equatorial ionosphere.
search for dark matter, helsinki institute

The Search for Dark Matter

Director of the Helsinki Institute of Physics (HIP) Professor Katri Huitu, and the HIP Theory Programme Director, academy professor Kari Rummukainen, discuss the search for dark matter.
Open science

Physics in Finland: Open science in the making

Katri Huitu and Kati Lassila-Perini from Helsinki Institute of Physics, Finland, chart open science in the making including a short overview of related accelerator research expertise in Finland.
gravitational wave

Gravitational wave science in Europe: from Virgo to Einstein Telescope

Professor Jo van den Brand at the National Institute for Subatomic Physics (Nikhef) discusses developments in the world of gravitational wave science.
surface functionalization, drug

Surface functionalization: A tool for biotechnology and health sectors

Professor Sandra Carvalho, University of Minho, Department of Physics, discusses the emergence of surface functionalization as a strategy in biotech and health.
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.

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