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Astronomy / Space Science - 15.02.2019
Medieval thinking meets modern research
Imagine being able to step back in time and see how a great mind of the past understood our world, or experience how food and drink tasted hundreds of years ago.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 14.02.2019
NASA Selects New Mission to Explore Origins of Universe
NASA has selected a new space mission that will help astronomers understand both how our universe evolved and how common are the ingredients for life in our galaxy's planetary systems. SPHEREx, the Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer, will carry out a two-year mission funded at $242 million (not including launch costs) with an expected launch in 2023.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 13.02.2019
NASA Selects Caltech-led SPHEREx Space Mission
NASA Selects Caltech-led SPHEREx Space Mission
NASA has selected a new Caltech-led space mission that will help astronomers understand both how our universe evolved and how common the ingredients for life are in our galaxy's planetary systems.

Chemistry - Astronomy / Space Science - 12.02.2019

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 12.02.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Administration - 07.02.2019
Zwicky Transient Facility Nabs Supernovae, Stars, and More
Zwicky Transient Facility Nabs Supernovae, Stars, and More
The results are rolling in from Caltech's newest state-of-the-art sky-surveying camera, which began operations at the Palomar Observatory in March 2018.

Astronomy / Space Science - 07.02.2019
All the data in the sky, alerted via UW eyes
All the data in the sky, alerted via UW eyes
Casual stargazers may look at the black area among stars and think that there's nothing there except empty space. But the night sky hides many secrets invisible to the naked eye. Related coverage Caltech: " Zwicky Transient Facility nabs several supernovae a night ” Caltech: " Asteroid from 'rare species' sighted in the cosmic wild ” Less than a year into its mission, a sky-survey camera in Southern California shows just how full the sky is.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 07.02.2019
Science key to taking the pulse of our planet
For some, the concept of 'science' may seem difficult or even boring, particularly if it was taught poorly at school. However, with all of us facing the consequences a rapidly changing world, science is fundamental to implementing adaptation and mitigation strategies. Thanks to satellites delivering critical science, we are better placed than ever before to cope with the challenges ahead.

Astronomy / Space Science - 06.02.2019
Professor wonders what adults lose when they stop engaging in competitive play
Janet O'Shea says the answer has implications far beyond things like fitness and fun UCLA Newsroom More than just an opportunity to break a sweat and maybe have some fun, competitive physical activit

Astronomy / Space Science - 06.02.2019
Recreating space on Earth - two facilities join ESA's platforms for spaceflight research
Recreating space on Earth - two facilities join ESA’s platforms for spaceflight research
ESA > Our Activities > Human and Robotic Exploration > Research Science is everywhere but opportunities to carry out research in space can be limited.

Astronomy / Space Science - 05.02.2019

Health - Astronomy / Space Science - 05.02.2019
How are immigrants changing our definition of health?
How are immigrants changing our definition of health?
Are there cultural practices that immigrants bring that can improve our health systems and the health of all Californians' Yes, say experts, including medical anthropologist Marjorie Kagawa-Singer, a

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 05.02.2019
Polar vortex: The science behind the cold
Atmospheric scientist Aditi Sheshadri discusses how the polar vortex works, what drives its behavior and why it seems to bring storms and bitter cold more frequently than in past decades.   The polar

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 04.02.2019
UCLA leads development of first-of-its-kind telescope for gamma-ray astronomy
UCLA leads development of first-of-its-kind telescope for gamma-ray astronomy
Vladimir Vassiliev has served as principal investigator on project that could help address questions in very-high-energy astrophysics Stuart Wolpert The worldwide Cherenkov Telescope Array project ai

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 04.02.2019
Kite-blown Antarctic explorers make most southerly Galileo positioning fix
Kite-blown Antarctic explorers make most southerly Galileo positioning fix
A kite-blown science expedition to the interior of Antarctica has made the most southerly positioning fixes yet made with Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system. Their measurements not only confirm Galileo performance at extremely high latitudes, but also offer knowledge of space weather events overhead.

Astronomy / Space Science - 04.02.2019
ESA plans mission to smallest asteroid ever visited
ESA plans mission to smallest asteroid ever visited
ESA > Our Activities > Space Engineering & Technology > Hera ESA's planet-defending Hera mission will set a new record in space.

Astronomy / Space Science - 29.01.2019
P120C solid rocket motor tested for use on Vega-C
P120C solid rocket motor tested for use on Vega-C
The first qualification model of the P120C solid-fuel motor, configured for Vega-C, was static fired yesterday on the test stand at Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana.

Astronomy / Space Science - Health - 25.01.2019
Radiation for dummies
Radiation for dummies
ESA > Our Activities > Human and Robotic Exploration > Orion Meet Helga and Zohar, the dummies destined for a pioneering lunar flyby to help protect space travelers from cosmic rays and energetic solar storms.

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science / Telecom - 25.01.2019
Researcher Wins Machine-Learning Competition With Code That Sorts Through Simulated Telescope Data
Researcher Wins Machine-Learning Competition With Code That Sorts Through Simulated Telescope Data
A new telescope will take a sequence of hi-res snapshots with the world's largest digital camera, covering the entire visible night sky every few days - and repeating the process for an entire decade.

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation / Technology - 23.01.2019
Better ’hearing aids’ to listen to the Universe
The world's most sensitive science experiment may be about to get even better, with the UK allocating funds for new research and development work as part of the hunt for gravitational waves. After their historic first round of detections from 2015 onward, Cardiff University researchers, who form part of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational wave Observatory (LIGO), are planning to start their third period of recording data from twin detectors in the United States.

Innovation / Technology - Astronomy / Space Science - 23.01.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation / Technology - 23.01.2019
Winning ideas for 3D printing on the Moon
Winning ideas for 3D printing on the Moon
While studying lunar base concepts ESA ran a competition, asking: what would you 3D print on the Moon, to make it feel like home? Responses came from all across the globe, and now two winners have been selected, both with ideas linked to nature.

Innovation / Technology - Astronomy / Space Science - 23.01.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 23.01.2019
Preparing astronaut lunar exploration
Preparing astronaut lunar exploration
Developing the most efficient and safest way to return to the Moon starts on Earth. European astronauts and spacewalk experts are getting ready for the future of Moon exploration with electronic aids, upgraded geological tools from the Apollo era and improved scientific protocols. In November, ESA conducted a moonwalk simulation in Lanzarote, Spain as part of Pangaea-X , a test campaign that brought together space exploration, high-tech survey equipment and geology.

Astronomy / Space Science - 22.01.2019
Lifting the Veil on the Black Hole at the Heart of Our Galaxy
Lifting the Veil on the Black Hole at the Heart of Our Galaxy
A black hole four million times as massive as our Sun lurks at the center of the Milky Way. This black hole, called Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), swallows nearby material that glows brightly as it approaches the event horizon. This galactic furnace is key to understanding black holes, but our view of it is obscured by lumpy clouds of electrons throughout the Galaxy.

Astronomy / Space Science - 17.01.2019
ExoMars software passes ESA Mars Yard driving test
ExoMars software passes ESA Mars Yard driving test
Navigation software destined for the ExoMars 2020 mission to the Red Planet has passed a rover-based driving test at ESA's 'Mars Yard'.

Mathematics - Astronomy / Space Science - 16.01.2019

Computer Science / Telecom - Astronomy / Space Science - 16.01.2019
Stanford’s Robotics Legacy
An ensemble of robots Stanford researchers have developed and studied over the years. (Image credit: Eric Nyquist) For decades, Stanford University has been inventing the future of robotics.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 16.01.2019
Scientists to Inaugurate Prototype Schwarzchild-Couder Telescope at Whipple Observatory in Preparation for First Light
Expected to see first light in early 2019, a prototype Schwarzschild-Couder Telescope (pSCT) for gamma-ray astronomy will be unveiled in a special inauguration event on January 17, 2019 at the Center

Business / Economics - Astronomy / Space Science - 15.01.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 11.01.2019
Pioneering professor wins Eddington Medal
Pioneering professor wins Eddington Medal
A Cardiff University professor who discovered how to measure the expansion of the universe has been honoured by the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) .

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 11.01.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 10.01.2019
What Astronomers are Gleaning from a Big Blast Called
What Astronomers are Gleaning from a Big Blast Called "Cow"
On June 16, 2018, a brilliant stellar explosion unlike any seen before went off in the skies, quickly capturing the attention of astronomers around the globe.

Astronomy / Space Science - Business / Economics - 09.01.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 09.01.2019
Black-hole mathematician wins exceptional young scientist award
Imperial's Professor Gustav Holzegel is a Finalist in the second annual Blavatnik Awards in the UK, winning US$30,000.

Astronomy / Space Science - 08.01.2019
Bringing the world's largest telescope to life
Bringing the world’s largest telescope to life
A cutting-edge component of what will be the world's largest telescope has passed critical tests. HARMONI, being developed in part by scientists at Durham University, will now move to the detailed design phase.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 07.01.2019
CubeSats joining Hera mission to asteroid system
CubeSats joining Hera mission to asteroid system
ESA > Our Activities > Space Engineering & Technology > Hera When ESA's planned Hera mission journeys to its target binary asteroid system, it will not be alone. The spacecraft will carry two tiny CubeSats for deployment around - and eventual landing on - the Didymos asteroids. Each companion spacecraft will be small enough to fit inside a briefcase, as compared to the desk-sized Hera.

Astronomy / Space Science - 04.01.2019
Milky Way heading for catastrophic collision
Milky Way heading for catastrophic collision
The Milky Way is on a collision course with a neighbouring galaxy that could fling our Solar System into space.

Mathematics - Astronomy / Space Science - 26.12.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - 21.12.2018
Reflecting on Earthrise: 50 years on
Reflecting on Earthrise: 50 years on
Monday 24 December marks 50 years since Apollo 8 astronaut William Anders snapped an iconic image of Earth rising above the lunar surface.

Astronomy / Space Science - 20.12.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - 20.12.2018
Mars Express gets festive: A winter wonderland on Mars
Mars Express gets festive: A winter wonderland on Mars
This image shows what appears to be a large patch of fresh, untrodden snow - a dream for any lover of the holiday season.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 19.12.2018
Themselves on Mars
Themselves on Mars
In November, NASA announced that the upcoming Mars 2020 rover mission will be sent to Jezero Crater, a 28-mile-wide feature on the western edge of Isidis Planitia, a giant impact basin just north of the Martian equator.

Astronomy / Space Science - 18.12.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation / Technology - 18.12.2018
Winning ideas for new space transport services
Winning ideas for new space transport services
Imagine moving satellites to higher orbits, collecting space debris, and dedicated launches for small satellites.

Astronomy / Space Science - 18.12.2018
Big Bang fossil discovered
A relic cloud of gas, orphaned after the Big Bang, has been discovered in the distant Universe. The cloud is unpolluted by stars even 1.5 billion years after the Big Bang and offers new information about how the first galaxies formed.
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