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Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 26.10.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - 26.10.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - 26.10.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - 14.10.2020
Venus flyby on the way to Mercury
Venus flyby on the way to Mercury
The space probe BepiColombo, which is on its way to Mercury, will fly past Venus on October 15, 2020 - one of the deceleration maneuvers to bring the probe into orbit in front of Mercury. BepiColombo has instruments on board which were designed and built at the Physics Institute of the University of Bern.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 14.10.2020
The scientists who are hoping for a supernova
In late 2019, Betelgeuse, the star that forms the left shoulder of the constellation Orion, began to noticeably dim, prompting speculation of an imminent supernova. If it exploded, this cosmic neighbor a mere 700 light-years from Earth would be visible in the daytime for weeks.

Astronomy / Space Science - 13.10.2020
Star spotted being ripped apart by Black Hole
Star spotted being ripped apart by Black Hole
Astronomers have spotted a rare phenomenon - a star being ripped apart by a supermassive black hole in a process called "spaghettification".

Astronomy / Space Science - 12.10.2020
Scientists Get Front-Row Seats to Star’s Death by Spaghettification
Astronomers have captured the last moments of a star just before it was ripped apart by a black hole.

Astronomy / Space Science - Research Management - 12.10.2020

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 09.10.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - 08.10.2020
Scientific American: Andrea Ghez and the experiment nobody thought would work
Elena Zhukova/University of California Andrea Ghez, winner of the 2020 Nobel Prize in physics. Hilton Lewis is the director of the W.M. Keck Observatory.

Astronomy / Space Science - 07.10.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 06.10.2020
UC Berkeley played big role in Nobel Prize-winning work
Nobel laureate Reinhard Genzel, right, with his mentor, the late Charles Townes, who won a Nobel Prize in Physics for invention of the laser.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 06.10.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 06.10.2020
UCL alumnus Professor Sir Roger Penrose awarded Nobel Prize
Professor Roger Penrose, who was an undergraduate at UCL, is among three scientists to have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for work relating to black holes.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 06.10.2020
UCL alumnus Professor Roger Penrose awarded Nobel Prize
Professor Roger Penrose, who was an undergraduate at UCL, is among three scientists to have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for work relating to black holes.

Astronomy / Space Science - Campus - 05.10.2020
’Self-eating’ rocket whets funders’ appetite for development
A 'self-eating' rocket engine which aims to put small payloads into orbit by burning its own structure as propellant has won financial support from the UK Government.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 05.10.2020
Gemini South's high-def version of 'A Star is Born'
Gemini South’s high-def version of ’A Star is Born’
Sharpness of star-forming image matches expected resolution of Webb Space Telescope NASA's James Webb Space Telescope is still more than a year from launching, but the Gemini South telescope in Chile has provided astronomers a glimpse of what the orbiting observatory should deliver.

Astronomy / Space Science - Campus - 02.10.2020

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 30.09.2020
U-M physicists awarded $7.1 million in project to upgrade the Large Hadron Collider
Three University of Michigan physicists will have a key hand in upgrading CERN's Large Hadron Collider using grants from the National Science Foundation totaling $7.1 million.

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science - 30.09.2020
CMU’s MoonRanger Will Search for Water at Moon’s South Pole
Small, Speedy Rover Completes Preliminary Design Review MoonRanger, a small robotic rover being developed by Carnegie Mellon University and its spinoff Astrobotic , has completed its preliminary design review in preparation for a 2022 mission to search for signs of water at the moon's south pole.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 29.09.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science - 28.09.2020
Countdown für neue Satellitenmission läuft
NetSat soll erstmals die Selbstorganisation von mehreren Satelliten im dreidimensionalen Raum im Rahmen einer Formation im Orbit zeigen.

Astronomy / Space Science - Economics / Business - 28.09.2020
First study with CHEOPS data describes one of the most extreme planets in the universe
First study with CHEOPS data describes one of the most extreme planets in the universe
CHEOPS keeps its promise: Observations with the space telescope reveal details of the exoplanet WASP-189b - one of the most extreme planets known. CHEOPS is a joint mission by the European Space Agency (ESA) and Switzerland, under the aegis of the University of Bern in collaboration with the University of Geneva.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 24.09.2020
Young physicist 'squares the numbers' on time travel
Young physicist ’squares the numbers’ on time travel
Paradox-free time travel is theoretically possible, according to the mathematical modelling of a prodigious University of Queensland undergraduate student. Fourth-year Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) student Germain Tobar has been investigating the possibility of time travel, under the supervision of UQ physicist Dr Fabio Costa.

Astronomy / Space Science - Research Management - 23.09.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - 17.09.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 16.09.2020
NSF grant accelerates development for one of the world’s most powerful telescopes
UChicago-affiliated Giant Magellan Telescope to transform humanity's view and understanding of the universe at first light The Giant Magellan Telescope, of which the University of Chicago is a founding member, has received a $17.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to accelerate the prototyping and testing of some of the most powerful optical and infrared technologies ever engineered.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 16.09.2020
Major NSF Grant Accelerates Development for One of the World's Most Powerful Telescopes
Major NSF Grant Accelerates Development for One of the World’s Most Powerful Telescopes
The GMTO Corporation has received a $17.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to accelerate the prototyping and testing of some of the most powerful optical and infrared technologies ever engineered.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 11.09.2020
Systems and teams get ready for the launch of Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich
Today, after a comprehensive review, EUMETSAT and the other European and US partners of the Jason-CS/Sentinel-6 programme confirmed readiness of all systems and teams for the launch and operations of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 10.09.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 10.09.2020
How the Milky Way stole an enormous gas halo from our dwarf neighbours
How the Milky Way stole an enormous gas halo from our dwarf neighbours
A stream of gas from the Magellanic Clouds the mass of more than a billion Suns fills our skies in UV and x-ray light.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 09.09.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Mechanical Engineering - 07.09.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 01.09.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - 01.09.2020
Mammoth collision of `impossible' black holes detected
Mammoth collision of `impossible’ black holes detected
The most massive black hole collision ever detected has been directly observed by the LIGO and VIRGO Scientific Collaboration, which includes scientists from the Centre for Gravitational Astrophysics at The Australian National University (ANU).

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 31.08.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - 21.08.2020
Surviving the Sun
At a Glance Leadership President Provost Board of Trustees Legacy History & Milestones Historic Awards & Honors Caltech Archives Interactive History Map News Publications This is Caltech Calte

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 20.08.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 18.08.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 17.08.2020
New center to focus on physics of ultra-dense neutron stars
This rendering shows the density of matter in the aftermath of two merged neutron stars, resulting in the formation of a black hole.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 17.08.2020
New NSF Physics Frontier Center Will Focus on Neutron Star Modeling in 'Gravitational Wave Era'
New NSF Physics Frontier Center Will Focus on Neutron Star Modeling in ’Gravitational Wave Era’
UC Berkeley-based center will bring together researchers from 13 institutions and will tap Berkeley Lab expertise A new Physics Frontier Center at UC Berkeley, supported by the National Science Found

Astronomy / Space Science - 13.08.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - 12.08.2020