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Universe

Investigating the early Universe with Professor Nial Tanvir

Professor Nial Tanvir, who is involved in the proposed ESA M5 mission THESEUS, met with SEQ AT NAM2019 to discuss how gamma-ray bursts can...

Scientists have created 3D printed beef in space

For the first time ever, scientist have fabricated meat in space using a 3D bioprinter in order to create cruelty free ‘space beef.’ Despite the...
Smallest dwarf planet

The smallest dwarf planet to be discovered

Using ESO’s SPHERE instrument at the Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have revealed that the asteroid Hygiea could actually be a dwarf planet. Hygiea is...
Space Race

The future of space: Collaboration or competition?

The Space Race has now been consigned to history: a well-documented, 20th century competition between two superpowers for dominance in spaceflight and global recognition. Having...
Martian landslides are not evidence of ice on Mars

Mar’s ridges are now believed to be caused by landslides

Scientist have long wondered why Mars is covered in long ridges and furrows. These 400m year old structures are now thought to be a...
First identification of a heavy element born from a neutron star

Identifying the heavy element born from a neutron star

A newly created heavy element, strontium, has been detected in space. The element was found for the first time in the aftermath of the...
Massive spiral galaxies

Massive spiral galaxies spin faster than once thought

iStock/alex-mit According to new research, the most massive spiral galaxies spin faster than scientists had originally expected, weighing 20 times more than the Milky Way. As...

Britain’s laws are harming businesses in space

Hi-tech companies who want to operate in space are being harmed by Britain’s laws and the government’s failure to offer support for these businesses. According...
The Sun

White dwarfs and stellar evolution

Professor Boris Gänsicke, from the Department of Physics at the University of Warwick, UK, met with SEQ at NAM 2019 to discuss evolved planetary...
Space exploration

The new frontier for space exploration

Advances in AI-driven scientific research have the potential to propel us forwards and take advantage of human knowledge and expertise. Open source: the new frontier...

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