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Astronomy / Space Science - 17.10.2018

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 17.10.2018
Aron Wall wins Breakthrough New Horizons Prize
Aron Wall employs concepts from across theoretical physics, from black holes to the holographic principle, in the quest to answer a fundamental question: What is spacetime?

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 17.10.2018
Arctic ice sets speed limit for major ocean current
Arctic ice sets speed limit for major ocean current
Long-term melting may lead to release of huge volumes of cold, fresh water into the North Atlantic, impacting global climate. The Beaufort Gyre is an enormous, 600-mile-wide pool of swirling cold, fresh water in the Arctic Ocean, just north of Alaska and Canada. In the winter, this current is covered by a thick cap of ice.

Astronomy / Space Science - 16.10.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 15.10.2018
Opening up the Dynamic Infrared Sky
Opening up the Dynamic Infrared Sky
Mansi Kasliwal, an assistant professor of astronomy at Caltech who studies stellar explosions and other cataclysmic events in the night sky, has been awarded a 2018 Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 15.10.2018
Nuno Loureiro: Probing the world of plasmas
Nuno Loureiro: Probing the world of plasmas
Physicist explores the behavior of the universe's most abundant form of matter. Growing up in the small city of Viseu in central Portugal, Nuno Loureiro knew he wanted to be a scientist, even in the

Astronomy / Space Science - 12.10.2018
Practising for BepiColombo's epic escape to Mercury
Practising for BepiColombo’s epic escape to Mercury
ESA Operations Ground Systems Engineering Space Debris SSA Ground stations ESOC Clean Space 12 October 2018 The international BepiColombo spacecraft will soon take flight, on a complex journey to the innermost planet of the Solar System, Mercury.

Astronomy / Space Science - 11.10.2018
Dying Star Emits a Whisper
Dying Star Emits a Whisper
A Caltech-led team of researchers has observed the peculiar death of a massive star that exploded in a surprisingly faint and rapidly fading supernova.

Religions - Astronomy / Space Science - 10.10.2018

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 10.10.2018
Will Hurricane Michael sprint or linger once it hits land?
Will Hurricane Michael sprint or linger once it hits land?
Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) Click to print (Opens in new window) As Hurricane Michael moves toward what will likely be a deadly inte

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 09.10.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - 09.10.2018

Music - Astronomy / Space Science - 09.10.2018
Podcast: Women aren't just finding their voices - they're defining them, too
Podcast: Women aren’t just finding their voices - they’re defining them, too
Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) Click to print (Opens in new window) Professor Tom McEnaney, who teaches a class at UC Berkeley called "

Astronomy / Space Science - 05.10.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - 04.10.2018
Berkeley Law dean: I signed letter against Kavanaugh 'without hesitation'
Berkeley Law dean: I signed letter against Kavanaugh ’without hesitation’
Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) Click to print (Opens in new window) Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky is one of 1,700 law professors

Astronomy / Space Science - 04.10.2018
Construction of Europe's exoplanet hunter Plato begins
Construction of Europe’s exoplanet hunter Plato begins
ESA Space Science 4 October 2018 The construction of ESA's Plato mission to find and study planets beyond our Solar System will be led by Germany's OHB System AG as prime contractor, marking the start of the full industrial phase of the project.

Law / Forensics - Astronomy / Space Science - 04.10.2018
Senators, show fairness to Kavanaugh
Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) Click to print (Opens in new window) Senate Judiciary Committee members, take heed: You are not running a criminal trial.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 03.10.2018
Leon Lederman, Nobel-winning physicist and former Fermilab director, 1922-2018
Prof. Emeritus Leon Lederman, a Nobel-winning physicist and scientific leader with a passion for science education, died on Oct.

Astronomy / Space Science - 03.10.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - 01.10.2018
Reflecting on Europe's commanding role in space
Reflecting on Europe’s commanding role in space
ESA Human Spaceflight Astronauts International Space Station Research Exploration 1 October 2018 ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst will take over the role of International Space Station commander from NASA astronaut Drew Feustel 3 October.

Astronomy / Space Science - 30.09.2018
Judge Kavanaugh tries to cut the Gordian Knot
Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window) Click to print (Opens in new window) In the process of conquering the world, Alexander the Great came to the town of Gordium.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 28.09.2018
UChicago to offer major in astrophysics
Scientists at the University of Chicago have been unraveling the secrets of the far-flung universe for more than a century, but starting in 2018-19, undergraduates will be able to formally declare a major in astrophysics.

Astronomy / Space Science - Chemistry - 28.09.2018
Two Years after Rosetta
Two Years after Rosetta
On September 30, 2016, the active phase of the ESA's Rosetta mission came to an end with the controlled crash landing of the probe on the surface of the comet Chury.

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation / Technology - 28.09.2018
See the future at ESA's IAC Start-up Space Zone
See the future at ESA’s IAC Start-up Space Zone
ESA Technology Transfer Business Incubation Business Opportunities Space Solutions From Lego-style satellites that plug together to robot avatars for lunar exploration, satellite maps for Arctic navi

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 27.09.2018
UChicago now offers major in astrophysics
Scientists at the University of Chicago have been unraveling the secrets of the far-flung universe for more than a century, but starting in 2018-19, undergraduates will be able to formally declare a major in astrophysics.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 27.09.2018
Lecture series to examine the cosmos and how telescopes are made
Our understanding of the cosmos has come a long way since the early Mesopotamians described a flat, circular Earth embedded in a cosmic ocean.

Astronomy / Space Science - 27.09.2018
Luca Parmitano goes Beyond
Luca Parmitano goes Beyond
ESA Human Spaceflight Astronauts International Space Station Research Exploration Today ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano announced the name of his second mission and logo during an event at ESA's establishment in Italy.

Mathematics - Astronomy / Space Science - 27.09.2018
Breaking ground with Grace
Grace Wahba was the first female faculty member in the Department of Statistics at UW-Madison. Her career there lasted 51 years, ending with her retirement in August 2018.

Astronomy / Space Science - 26.09.2018
Ten years catching rocket signals
Ten years catching rocket signals
ESA Operations Ground Systems Engineering Space Debris SSA Ground stations ESOC Clean Space As ESA celebrates the 100th launch of Ariane 5 , the Agency's worldwide ground station network is also marking ten years of providing vital tracking services to launchers soaring out of Kourou.

Astronomy / Space Science - 26.09.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation / Technology - 25.09.2018
Satellites safeguard Europe's potato industry
Satellites safeguard Europe’s potato industry
ESA Observing the Earth Understanding Our Planet Securing Our Environment Benefiting Our Economy The drought that swept through Europe this year has hit European farmers hard.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 25.09.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - 25.09.2018
ESA choosing CubeSat companions for Hera asteroid mission
ESA choosing CubeSat companions for Hera asteroid mission
ESA Space Engineering & Technology Hera As the world marvels at the hopping mini-rovers deployed on asteroid Ryugu by Japan's Hayabusa2, ESA is due to decide on the CubeSats planned for delivery to a binary asteroid system by its proposed Hera mission.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 24.09.2018
Solar Orbiter will be key in understanding solar activity
Solar Orbiter will be key in understanding solar activity
The European Space Agency's Solar Orbiter leaves the UK this week for testing in Germany, hosting state-of-the-art instruments on board designed by teams including UCL physicists.

Astronomy / Space Science - 20.09.2018
Jupiter mission reaches next milestone as Imperial instrument is ready to test
Jupiter mission reaches next milestone as Imperial instrument is ready to test
Imperial scientists have sent their prototype magnetometer to ESA for testing, before building the final model for a mission to Jupiter.

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 20.09.2018
Recent tectonics on Mars
Recent tectonics on Mars
ESA ESA Science Mars Express These prominent trenches were formed by faults that pulled the planet's surface apart less than 10 million years ago.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 19.09.2018
ExoMars highlights radiation risk for Mars astronauts, and watches as dust storm subsides
ExoMars highlights radiation risk for Mars astronauts, and watches as dust storm subsides
ESA Space Science ExoMars Astronauts on a mission to Mars would be exposed to at least 60% of the total radiation dose limit recommended for their career during the journey itself to and from the Red

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science / Telecom - 19.09.2018
A tool for visualizing academic synergies
A tool for visualizing academic synergies
The Affinity Map showing cross-laboratory collaboration among faculty at EPFL's School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC) is now available to the general public. One of its creators will soon be heading off to MIT on a grant to expand his idea to a global scale. Scientists around the world are excited about the new possibilities being offered by advanced data collection and processing methods.

Astronomy / Space Science - 18.09.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Astronomy / Space Science - 18.09.2018
Machine-learning system tackles speech and object recognition, all at once
Machine-learning system tackles speech and object recognition, all at once
Model learns to pick out objects within an image, using spoken descriptions. MIT computer scientists have developed a system that learns to identify objects within an image, based on a spoken description of the image.

Astronomy / Space Science - 14.09.2018
New kid on the block picks up relay for ozone
New kid on the block picks up relay for ozone
ESA Observing the Earth Copernicus Sentinel-5P For more than 20 years, changes in ozone over Antarctica have been carefully monitored by a succession of European satellites.

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 14.09.2018
Hurricane Florence: The science behind the storm
Atmospheric scientist Morgan O'Neill discusses what's driving Hurricane Florence, why it's unusual, and how it could be connected to climate change and other storms brewing in the Atlantic. Hurricane Florence is pummeling North Carolina with drenching rains, powerful winds, and the threat of catastrophic flooding after making landfall in the early hours of Friday, September 14.

Astronomy / Space Science - 14.09.2018
Teams inspire local school children with astronomical day
Teams inspire local school children with astronomical day
Sussex teams inspire local school children with astronomical day At a speed of two centimetres per second, Bruno, the ground demonstration model of the ExoMars Rover, was making slow progress around the floor of Jubilee Building at the University of Sussex.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 14.09.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - 12.09.2018