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Ground-based telescopes could now capture habitable planets

Scientists have developed a new system for mid-infrared exoplanet images, using ground-based telescopes to directly witness planets that are roughly three times the size of Earth.
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Scientists find dark matter halo around ancient galaxy

MIT astrophysicists looked 163,000 light years from Earth, to find that a tiny, ancient galaxy has a dark matter halo - meaning that the very first galaxies in the universe were more immense than anyone imagined.
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Star formation science explained by discovery in new galaxy

The Atacama desert in Chile brings the world more new insights on star formation science, as revealed by researchers at the University of Bath.
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Science explains the atmospheric mystery of the Sun

The hot outer later of our local star has an unusual chemical composition compared to the inner layers - now, scientists think they have an answer for the mystery of the Sun.
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Scientists investigate planetary nebulae using Hubble Space Telescope

Images from the Hubble Space Telescope are giving astronomers the chance to further investigate planetary nebulae - like the striking Jewel Bug Nebula (NGC 7027).
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Scientists analyse water from different planets to understand their secrets

Researchers are now looking at the crystalline solid form of water from different planets, to understand how planets, satellites and even comets evolved.
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Arecibo observatory finds potential evidence of neuron star collision

In Puerto Rico, the Arecibo observatory has found potential "first hints" of low-frequency gravitational waves - which signal the movement of massive entities, like black holes or neuron stars.
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January 2021 North America Analysis

In the January 2021 edition of North America Analysis, we hear from Robert B Stone and Jordan M Berg, of the Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation Division at the U.S. National Science Foundation, who explore precisely how engineering research improves people’s lives.
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Scientists use oldest light to estimate that the universe is 14 billion years old

Through a telescope in the Atacama Desert of Chile, an old argument between scientists has been settled - they now agree that our universe is approximately 14 billion years old.
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UK Space Agency gives £600,000 to new climate sensor

The funding is going to a new climate sensor that can track weather patterns with four times more sensitivity.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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“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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Space exploration: The ultimate test of our capabilities

Here, Dr. John Bates, CEO at Eggplant, discusses how mission-critical software testing for space exploration can be done quickly and efficiently with the aid of new technology.
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A glimpse at astronomical sciences in the U.S.

Here, we unveil the sterling efforts of the National Science Foundation to further astronomical sciences in the U.S.
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Finland: Research on subatomic physics

Here, Professor Katri Huitu discusses the Helsinki Institute of Physics’ role in Finnish research of subatomic physics.
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Meeting the real-life enterprise taking humans to the final frontier

Dr Lena De Winne, Head of Information and Communications at Asgardia, speaks of how the endeavours of the billionaire class could soon become a reality for a mass audience.
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Rosalind Franklin Mars rover ready to search for signs of life

The panoramic camera system on the Rosalind Franklin Mars rover will help to examine and search for signs of life.

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