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Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 25.05.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 24.05.2021
Super blood moon to get the heart pumping
If you cast your eyes to the skies this Wednesday night you're in for a celestial surprise - a rare Super Blood Moon.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 24.05.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Chemistry - 21.05.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Campus - 20.05.2021
A UChicago astronomer’s decades-long quest to map millions of stars
Sloan Digital Sky Survey founder Richard Kron leaves legacy of scientific discovery and education You might say Richard Kron, professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of Chicago, was born to map the sky.

Astronomy / Space Science - 20.05.2021
Analysis: the historical Mars missions that failed and the ones that made it
PhD candidate Osnat Katz (UCL Science & Technology Studies) outlines the history of attempted Mars landings and says that, despite recent successes, landing will never be a routine and risk-free procedure.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 20.05.2021
A Textbook Case for Heeding Planetary Limits
An astrophysicist takes a rigorous look at Planet Earth and the demands on its resources that will guide its future inhabitability What on Earth is an astrophysicist doing in the field of planetary conservation?

Astronomy / Space Science - Campus - 20.05.2021
'Gecko gripper' tested aboard ISS
’Gecko gripper’ tested aboard ISS
A robotic gripper, developed by Stanford engineers, was tested aboard the ISS. Equipped with grippy but not sticky gecko-inspired adhesives, the gripper could be particularly well-suited for tasks such as collecting debris and servicing satellites. Floating in space in orbit around Earth are millions of pieces of debris.

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 19.05.2021
EPFL works to address debris collision risk
EPFL works to address debris collision risk
Space debris threatens human safety in space and puts at risk critical space-based infrastructure that supports services such as the internet, global navigation and climate monitoring.

Astronomy / Space Science - 19.05.2021
Real-time satellite system to monitor global reef bleaching
Real-time satellite system to monitor global reef bleaching
In a world first, a satellite-based global coral reef bleaching monitoring system will scan the Earth's oceans for coral-killing bleaching events in real-time.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 18.05.2021
Successful launch of Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, its 'eyes' designed by U-M researchers
Successful launch of Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, its ’eyes’ designed by U-M researchers
A five-year quest to map the universe and unravel the mysteries of "dark energy” is beginning officially today, and University of Michigan researchers were instrumental in the project's development. The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, or DESI, is an international collaboration under the aegis of the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory with primary funding from DOE's Office of Science.

Astronomy / Space Science - 18.05.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 18.05.2021
Successful start of Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, its 'eyes' designed by U-M researchers
Successful start of Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, its ’eyes’ designed by U-M researchers
A five-year quest to map the universe and unravel the mysteries of "dark energy” is beginning officially today, and University of Michigan researchers were instrumental in the project's development. The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument, or DESI, is an international collaboration under the aegis of the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory with primary funding from DOE's Office of Science.

Astronomy / Space Science - 17.05.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 17.05.2021

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 14.05.2021
Experts highlight advanced satellite data as vital tool in tackling climate change as countdown to COP26 continues
Experts highlight advanced satellite data as vital tool in tackling climate change as countdown to COP26 continues
Earth observation satellites provide the most comprehensive real-time check on the health of the planet and are playing a crucial role in the fight against global heating now and increasingly in future, according to leading climate scientists.

Pedagogy - Astronomy / Space Science - 13.05.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Economics / Business - 13.05.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - 11.05.2021
How giant radio telescopes will tell us more about black holes
How giant radio telescopes will tell us more about black holes
Dr Leah Morabito, in our Centre for Extragalactic Astronomy, is a leading figure in two international radio telescope projects that will help us see more of the universe and give us new insight into distant galaxies and black holes.

Astronomy / Space Science - Campus - 11.05.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Campus - 10.05.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 10.05.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Research Management - 09.05.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science - 07.05.2021
CMU Leaves Marks on Mars
Carnegie Mellon University Wheels tested at CMU are driven on red planet Wearing 3D glasses and sitting at the flight operations console in Pasadena, California, Carnegie Mellon University graduate Va

Astronomy / Space Science - 05.05.2021

Campus - Astronomy / Space Science - 05.05.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Campus - 03.05.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 29.04.2021
Bethany Ehlmann Testifies about the Mars Rover to a U.S. House Subcommittee
Bethany Ehlmann , professor of planetary science and associate director of the Keck Institute for Space Studies at Caltech, testified before a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 27.04.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Social Sciences - 26.04.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - 26.04.2021
Analysis: how an illusion makes the full Moon appear bigger than it really is
PhD candidate Osnat Katz (UCL Science & Technology Studies) explains what a supermoon is, as well as discussing the mystery of why we sometimes perceive the Moon to be bigger than it actually is.

Astronomy / Space Science - 24.04.2021
Alpha: Second Space Station mission for ESA’s Thomas Pesquet begins
Today at 11:08 (CEST) the Crew Dragon spacecraft with ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, NASA astronauts Megan McArthur and Shane Kimbrough, and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut Akihiko

Astronomy / Space Science - Campus - 22.04.2021
How do you test a helicopter bound for Mars?
How do you test a helicopter bound for Mars?
Caltech grad students helped JPL build a custom wind tunnel in a vacuum chamber for the Mars Ingenuity helicopter The Ingenuity helicopter may be the first vehicle ever to fly on Mars, but Mars was not the first place it has ever flown.

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 15.04.2021
UArizona partners with French National Centre for Scientific Research to establish France-Arizona Institute for Global Grand Challenges
UArizona partners with French National Centre for Scientific Research to establish France-Arizona Institute for Global Grand Challenges
The partnership establishes the France-Arizona Institute for Global Grand Challenges at the University of Arizona, which will address critical research areas through large-scale international collaboration, innovation and exchange of resources.

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 14.04.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Campus - 14.04.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Earth Sciences - 08.04.2021
Mars didn't dry up in one go
Mars didn’t dry up in one go
The Perseverance rover has just landed on Mars. Meanwhile, its precursor Curiosity continues to explore the base of Mount Sharp (officially Aeolis Mons), a mountain several kilometres high at the centre of the Gale crater.

Astronomy / Space Science - 07.04.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 06.04.2021
Small Telescopes, Big Science
Our Milky Way galaxy is chock-full of dust. Stars are essentially dust-making factories that infuse the galaxy with a haze of dusty elements required for making planets and even life.

Astronomy / Space Science - Career - 31.03.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 26.03.2021
Analysis: What the first images of a black hole's magnetic field revealed
Analysis: What the first images of a black hole’s magnetic field revealed
Dr Ziri Younsi (UCL Mullard Space Science Laboratory) is one of just two UK scientists on the Event Horizon Telescope team.

Astronomy / Space Science - 26.03.2021

Astronomy / Space Science - Social Sciences - 25.03.2021
Launch of Europe's largest astronomy network
Launch of Europe’s largest astronomy network
A + A Two astronomy networks are coming together to form Europe's largest ground-based astronomy collaborative network: the ORP.

Astronomy / Space Science - 19.03.2021
Analysis: Why day and night aren’t equal length on an equinox
PhD candidate Osnat Katz (UCL Science & Technology Studies) describes how the bending of light and the Sun's size means that even on an equinox, day and night are not exactly equal.
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