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Why Pluto should be reclassified as a planet

Why Pluto should be reclassified as a planet

Researchers at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, US, have suggested that Pluto should be reclassified as a planet after finding that the...
Researchers study the white dwarf exhibiting periodic transits of planetary debris

Researchers study the white dwarf exhibiting periodic transits of planetary debris

Scientists have undertaken a study on the first white dwarf to exhibit periodic transits of planetary debris. What is the white dwarf? The mysterious white dwarf is known...
Satellites are at higher risk from fast solar winds than a major space storm

Satellites are at higher risk from fast solar winds than a major space storm

Satellites are placed at a higher risk from fast solar winds than a major geomagnetic storm, a study has found this week. What did the...
German physicists in the ALICE experiment at CERN Large Hadron Collider

German physicists in the ALICE experiment at CERN Large Hadron Collider

Universität Heidelberg’s Professor Johanna Stachel talks about the efforts of German physicists in the ALICE experiment at the Large Hadron Collider The German physics community has...
A nuclear fusion rocket engine is under development by a British start-up

A nuclear fusion rocket engine is under development by a British start-up

A British nuclear start-up company is developing a nuclear fusion rocket engine as a step towards revolutionising space travel. The UK company Applied Fusion Systems are...
Government to invest £92million into UK satellite system alternative to EU’s Galileo

Government to invest £92m into UK satellite system as an alternative to Galileo

The UK government has allocated £92m from a Brexit fund to an 18-month long study into the design and development of a UK programme...
Globular star clusters: a new wave of astronomy research

Globular star clusters: a new wave of astronomy research

Associate director of CIERA at Northwestern University Shane Larson explores the role of globular star clusters within the Universe. The modern scientific enterprise is one...
ESA’s Aeolus wind satellite launched

ESA’s Aeolus wind satellite launched

The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Aeolus wind satellite has been launched into polar orbit on a Vega rocket where it will use laser technology...
Building bricks from Moon dust

Building bricks from Moon dust

European researchers are working with Moon dust simulants that could one day allow astronauts to build habitats on the natural satellite and pave the...
Astronomers have revealed the oldest galaxies in the Universe

Astronomers have revealed the oldest galaxies in the Universe

Physicists have revealed some of the oldest galaxies in the Universe as some of the faintest satellite galaxies orbiting our own Milky Way galaxy...

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