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Astronomy / Space Science - 17.10.2019
Exoplanet hunter Courtney Dressing awarded 2019 Packard Fellowship
Exoplanet hunter Courtney Dressing awarded 2019 Packard Fellowship
Courtney Dressing's ongoing search for planets around other stars has won her a prestigious Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering.

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 15.10.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 10.10.2019
Space weather mission progresses as report urges action against risks
The first phase of design work for the European Space Agency's Lagrange spacecraft has been completed by four multinational teams, including one led by UCL space scientists.

Astronomy / Space Science - 10.10.2019
Luca powers up for a spacewalk
Luca powers up for a spacewalk
European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Luca Parmitano is preparing to step out into space for his first spacewalk of the Beyond mission.

Innovation / Technology - Astronomy / Space Science - 10.10.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 10.10.2019
Is Planet 9 really a black hole?
Is Planet 9 really a black hole?
Is there a black hole in our solar system? Physicists have speculated that the orbits of huge chunks of rock and ice in the outer solar system might have been influenced by a new planet called Planet 9.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 09.10.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Chemistry - 09.10.2019
Cassini spacecraft data reveal volatile organics in particles of one of the icy moons of ring-planet Saturn
Freie Universität Berlin Planetary Sciences research group study published in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society No 291/2019 from Oct 09, 2019 Enceladus, one of the icy moons of the ri

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 08.10.2019
Exoplanet and cosmology discoveries awarded Nobel Prize in Physics
Exoplanet and cosmology discoveries awarded Nobel Prize in Physics
ESA congratulates 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics laureates Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz, who have been awarded the prestigious prize for the first discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star,

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 04.10.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 04.10.2019
Taking sustainability into space
Things are changing in outer space: it is filling with debris, attracting private companies, and raising new technological challenges.

Astronomy / Space Science - Life Sciences - 03.10.2019
From the Sea to the Stars
Scripps Oceanography alumna Jessica Meir launches to the International Space Station, fulfilling lifelong dream NASA astronaut Jessica Meir has wanted to travel to space since she was a child.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 02.10.2019

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 30.09.2019
EUMETSAT promotes international cooperation and prepares for launching next generation satellites to bring monitoring of weather and climate to a new era
BOSTON - As forecasting of high impact weather needs to meet higher expectations in our changing climate, EUMETSAT promotes international cooperation under the aegis of the WMO and is preparing to deploy one next-generation satellite per year in the period 2021-2025.

Astronomy / Space Science - Life Sciences - 26.09.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 26.09.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Materials Science - 25.09.2019
SwissCube still going strong 10 years on
The tiny Swiss satellite, launched in September 2009, is still working. The fact that it has lasted so long is a testament to the skills of the students who built it.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 25.09.2019
A different kind of gravitational wave detector
A different kind of gravitational wave detector
Stanford physicists are helping develop a device that turns frozen, falling atoms into an exquisitely sensitive gravitational wave detector that could provide a new glimpse into the most energetic and oldest events in the universe. Hidden deep in a basement at Stanford stands a 10-meter-tall tube, wrapped in a metal cage and draped in wires.

Astronomy / Space Science - 25.09.2019
Luca takes leading role for Europe in space
Luca takes leading role for Europe in space
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano is set to become the third European and first Italian commander of the International Space Station, following an official change of command ceremony on Wednesday 2 October 2019.

Innovation / Technology - Astronomy / Space Science - 25.09.2019
How ESA helps connect industry and spark 5G innovation
Connecting people and machines to everything, everywhere and at all times through 5G networks promises to transform society.

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 24.09.2019
A year trapped in Arctic ice for climate science
A year trapped in Arctic ice for climate science
As millions of people around the world marched for urgent action on climate change ahead of this week's UN Climate Action Summit, an icebreaker set sail from Norway to spend a year drifting in the Arctic sea ice.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 24.09.2019
Ambitious project to map the Big Bang’s afterglow earns NSF funding
The National Science Foundation has awarded $4 million to the University of Chicago to host the development of an ambitious multi-institutional program to map the leftover light from the Big Bang in greater detail than ever before.

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science / Telecom - 24.09.2019
Follow live: Magically exploring 'the Moon' from afar
Follow live: Magically exploring ’the Moon’ from afar
As Europe sleeps, in the early hours of Wednesday 25 September, a small rover in Canada will explore a mock lunar surface, controlled from ESA's ESOC operations centre in Germany.

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 24.09.2019
A Smarter Habitat for Deep Space Exploration
In order to explore the Moon or Mars, astronauts need smart habitats that will support life and remain operational when they are vacant. To advance the design of autonomous systems for space habitats, NASA is funding a multi-university Space Technology Research Institute called Habitats Optimized for Missions of Exploration, or more fittingly, HOME.

Astronomy / Space Science - 23.09.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 20.09.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 20.09.2019
The hunt for dark matter: Sydney joins ARC Centre of Excellence
The hunt for dark matter: Sydney joins ARC Centre of Excellence
Astronomy - and physics itself - stand on the brink of a revolution. Despite Einstein's theory of general relativity proving itself an astoundingly precise predictor of physical events, we also know something is not quite right.

Astronomy / Space Science - Materials Science - 19.09.2019
From clouds to craters
From clouds to craters
This beautiful view from ESA's Mars Express stretches from the bright, cloud-covered north pole of Mars to the contrasting hues of the northern hemisphere and the cratered terrain in the south. Mars Express has been orbiting Mars since 2003. The spacecraft has sent back myriad breathtaking images of our planetary neighbour in the past decade and a half, captured by the probe's on-board High Resolution Stereo Camera - and this image is no different.

Astronomy / Space Science - Materials Science - 18.09.2019
Comet's collapsing cliffs and bouncing boulders
Comet’s collapsing cliffs and bouncing boulders
Scientists analysing the treasure trove of images taken by ESA's Rosetta mission have turned up more evidence for curious bouncing boulders and dramatic cliff collapses.

Astronomy / Space Science - 18.09.2019
ESA expertise aids UAE spaceflight
ESA expertise aids UAE spaceflight
The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) first ever astronaut, Hazza Al Mansouri, is set to fly to the International Space Station, where he will be supported on the ground by ESA-trained operations personnel at a newly-established control centre in Dubai, UAE.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 11.09.2019
A new journey into Earth for space exploration
A new journey into Earth for space exploration
Six astronauts, five space agencies and a fresh start into underground worlds to help prepare for living on other planets.

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 09.09.2019
Monitoring air pollution from fires
Monitoring air pollution from fires
The wildfires that have been devastating the Amazon rainforest have been international headline news over the last weeks.

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 09.09.2019
A burst of asteroid activity in Europe
A burst of asteroid activity in Europe
The next few days will see a rare convergence of asteroid-related activity in Europe, as planetary defence and other experts meet in three locations to coordinate humanity's efforts to defend ourselves from hazardous space rocks.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 06.09.2019
Breakthrough Prize honors Los Alamos astrophysicists for work on first-ever black hole image
Breakthrough Prize honors Los Alamos astrophysicists for work on first-ever black hole image
International team wins 'Oscar of Science' for using eight radio telescopes from around the world to resolve image of a supermassive black hole in a distant galaxy LOS ALAMOS, N.M.

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science / Telecom - 06.09.2019

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 05.09.2019
UN offers use of ESA's hypergravity centrifuge to researchers worldwide
UN offers use of ESA’s hypergravity centrifuge to researchers worldwide
Imagine being able to increase the force of gravity simply by turning a dial. A United Nations fellowship is offering this opportunity to researchers all over the world, through access to ESA's hypergravity-generating Large Diameter Centrifuge.

Astronomy / Space Science - 05.09.2019
One million euros for inventory of galaxies
One million euros for inventory of galaxies
The Universität Hamburg receives around 500,000 euros from the German Research Foundation (DFG) for a spectrograph and supports its acquisition with a further 500,000 euros.

Astronomy / Space Science - 03.09.2019
ESA spacecraft dodges large constellation
ESA spacecraft dodges large constellation
For the first time, ESA has performed a 'collision avoidance manoeuvre' to protect one of its spacecraft from colliding with a satellite in a large constellation.

Astronomy / Space Science - Life Sciences - 03.09.2019
Space Station science return and spacecraft shuffle
Space Station science return and spacecraft shuffle
ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano had a busy two weeks on the International Space Station for his Beyond mission working on European science and activities running 400 km above our planet. Luca is an amateur triathlete and knows how crucial nutrition is for healthy and efficient living. Getting meals right for exploration far from Earth is an important aspect of mission design and the Nutrition Monitoring for the International Space Station (NutrISS) experiment is tracking Luca's energy balance.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 28.08.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 27.08.2019
ExoMars rover ready for environment testing
ExoMars rover ready for environment testing
The Rosalind Franklin ExoMars rover has completed its construction activities in the UK and will now depart to France for testing under the conditions of the Red Planet's environment.
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