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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.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 22.08.2019
Storms on Jupiter are disturbing the planet’s colorful belts
A closeup of the two bright white plumes (center) in the South Equatorial Belt of Jupiter and a large downstream disturbance to their right.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 22.08.2019
UChicago names building after pioneering physicist Albert Michelson
The University of Chicago has named its Physics Research Center in honor of former faculty member and founding physics department chair Albert A. Michelson, a pioneering scientist who was the first American to win a Nobel Prize in the sciences.

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation - 21.08.2019
Seeking innovative ideas for exploring lunar caves
Seeking innovative ideas for exploring lunar caves
How would you design a system to detect, map and explore caves on the Moon? Our latest hunt for ideas is seeking novel initiatives that address this question.

Astronomy / Space Science - 20.08.2019
Thomas Pesquet on a new underwater lunar adventure
Thomas Pesquet on a new underwater lunar adventure
Over the next two weeks ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet, NASA astronaut Drew Feustel and Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai will take part in a new NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) mi

Astronomy / Space Science - Administration - 16.08.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 15.08.2019
Scientists to create 3-D map of ten million galaxies in the universe
Sussex scientists to create 3-D map of ten million galaxies in the universe Physicists at the University of Sussex will be part of a global team of scientists creating a three-dimensional map of ten million galaxies neighbouring our own.

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 15.08.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 12.08.2019
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, one year after historic launch | University of Chicago News
Prof. Eugene Parker had never seen a NASA launch in person until Aug. 12, 2018-when a spacecraft honoring the pioneering University of Chicago astrophysicist blazed through the predawn skies , beginning its ambitious mission to the sun.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 12.08.2019
Eugene Parker on first year of namesake NASA mission: ’it’s pretty exciting stuff’
Prof. Eugene Parker had never seen a NASA launch in person until Aug. 12, 2018-when a spacecraft honoring the pioneering University of Chicago astrophysicist blazed through the predawn skies , beginning its ambitious mission to the sun. Six decades after Parker wrote a groundbreaking paper that shaped how we view the solar system, the launch of Parker Solar Probe was not only historic but also emotional for the 92-year-old scientist.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 08.08.2019
Jupiter's annual portrait is a beaut
Jupiter’s annual portrait is a beaut
Just as families record the changing faces of their kids as they grow older, the Hubble Space Telescope each year captures the changing faces of the solar system's four colorful gas-giant planets.

Astronomy / Space Science - Materials Science - 08.08.2019
Dark meets light on Mars
Dark meets light on Mars
ESA's Mars Express has captured the cosmic contrast of Terra Cimmeria, a region in the southern highlands of Mars marked by impact craters, water-carved valleys, and sand and dust in numerous chocolate and caramel hues.

Astronomy / Space Science - 08.08.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science - 07.08.2019
White House honors two UChicago scientists for innovative research
Two University of Chicago faculty members have been awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers , the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government to scholars who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.

Astronomy / Space Science - 07.08.2019
Revealing quasars’ true colours
Our astronomers have identified a rare moment in the life of some of the universe's most energetic objects.

Astronomy / Space Science - 07.08.2019
Anatomy of a Cosmic Seagull
Anatomy of a Cosmic Seagull
Colourful and wispy, this intriguing collection of objects is known as the Seagull Nebula, named for its resemblance to a gull in flight.

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation - 06.08.2019

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 06.08.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 02.08.2019
Asteroid's surprise close approach illustrates need for more eyes on the sky
Asteroid’s surprise close approach illustrates need for more eyes on the sky
On 25 July, a 100 m-wide asteroid dubbed '2019 OK' flew by Earth, coming within 65 000 km of our planet's surface during its closest approach. ESA observed the asteroid just before its flyby, by requesting two separate telescopes in the International Scientific Optical Network (ISON) take images of the space rock.

Astronomy / Space Science - 01.08.2019
Space data relay system shows its speed
Space data relay system shows its speed
A satellite network that can zoom in on ships at sea and check for oil spills in almost real time has demonstrated its capabilities at a high-level international event in Brussels.

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation - 30.07.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 29.07.2019
Cheops passes final review before shipment to launch site
Cheops passes final review before shipment to launch site
The Characterising Exoplanet Satellite, Cheops, has successfully passed the final analysis review for its launch on a Soyuz rocket from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation - 26.07.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation - 26.07.2019
Satellite-connected tags set to boost marine conservation
Satellite-connected tags set to boost marine conservation
Four tiger sharks have been tagged with a new device that will help conservationists to conduct detailed analysis of their migrations over years.

Astronomy / Space Science - 25.07.2019
Europe prepares for Mars courier
Europe prepares for Mars courier
The first round-trip to the Red Planet will see a European orbiter bringing martian samples back to Earth.

Astronomy / Space Science - 24.07.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 22.07.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Chemistry - 19.07.2019
When the moon came to Bristol
When the moon came to Bristol
The Apollo 11 mission landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969, enabling the first man to walk on its surface the next day - 21 July.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 18.07.2019

Economics / Business - Astronomy / Space Science - 18.07.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 18.07.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 17.07.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation - 17.07.2019
CMU To Send Mini-Time Capsule of Humankind to the Moon
Project director says artifact will link discoverer to complexities of a distant era As the moon landing's 50th anniversary prompts reflections on the past and future, the designers of a cultural marker for the moon have their sights set on the next 1,000 years and beyond.

Astronomy / Space Science - Microtechnics - 17.07.2019
Famed CMU Roboticists Help Shape Future of Space Exploration
David Wettergreen found himself in the Nevada desert a few weeks ago with a group of his students and a machine named Zoë.

Astronomy / Space Science - Microtechnics - 16.07.2019

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 16.07.2019
UW lab gears up for another Antarctic drilling campaign
With news that the National Science Foundation (NSF) and international partners will support an upgrade to the IceCube neutrino detector at the South Pole, the UW-Madison lab that built the novel drill used to bore mile-deep holes in the Antarctic ice is gearing up for another drilling campaign.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 16.07.2019
IceCube: Antarctic neutrino detector to get $37 million upgrade
The IceCube Neutrino Observatory is located at NSF's Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. Management and operation of the observatory is through the Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center at UW-Madison.

Astronomy / Space Science - Mechanical Engineering - 15.07.2019
Being an intern in the Apollo program
From chasing toxic clouds to developing rocket fuels for Mars, Brian Cantwell shares stories of his time working on space exploration technologies - starting with an internship with the Apollo program.

Astronomy / Space Science - Electroengineering - 12.07.2019
The next giant leap in space exploration
NASA wants to return humans to the moon by 2024. A University of Miami engineering graduate is part of a team that will help get them there.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 10.07.2019
Cells synchronize to release toxins in unison
Observations of cellular life in a local marsh lead researchers to the discovery of a new type of intercellular communication. Crouching in the boot-sucking mud of the Baylands Nature Preserve in Palo Alto, Manu Prakash , associate professor of bioengineering at Stanford University, peered through his Foldscope - a $1.75 origami microscope of his own invention - scrutinizing the inhabitants of the marsh's brackish waters.
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