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How does microgravity affect human gut bacteria during spaceflight? Information from the landmark NASA...

The landmark NASA Twins study has found out the effects of microgravity on human gut bacteria during spaceflight, which may give valuable insights for...
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Watch the SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch and attempt at a historic triple rocket landing

SpaceX will show the Falcon Heavy launch and attempt a historic triple rocket landing on a live stream today, 11 April. The SpaceX Falcon Heavy...
The first ever real black hole image

The first ever black hole image will be released today: Watch it live here

Today, the first ever black hole image will be released in a live stream. Scientists from the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration will present their...
An image of the Martian soil which could lead to new medicines

Combatting antibiotic resistance with Martian soil: new research on Mars could lead to new...

Research into Martian soil to help humans live on Mars could lead to new medicines to combat antibiotic resistance. A research team tested Martian soil...
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JAXA’s High energy-resolution X-ray spectroscopy

JAXA’s Kazuhisa Mitsuda showcases some of the Japanese Space Agency’s recent achievements in the field of X-ray spectroscopy and looks towards an M pixel...
An image to illustrate cosmic rays

Solving a century-long mystery: the origin of galactic cosmic rays

A steady rain of charged particles, moving at nearly the speed of light, falls upon our planet at all times and from all directions...
An image from the Breakthrough Starshot project to illustrate launching the ultra-fast light-driven nanocrafts to Alpha Centauri

The Breakthrough Starshot project: Launching ultra-fast light-driven nanocrafts to Alpha Centauri

Harvard University’s Professor Avi Loeb, Chair of the Breakthrough Starshot project, tells SciTech Europa about how the initiative plans to launch ultra-fast light-driven nanocrafts...
An image of the LIGO optics, to demonstrate the search for gravitational waves

The LIGO’s search for gravitational waves from cosmic collisions will resume

UK astrophysicists will resume the search for gravitational waves following substantial upgrades to three global detectors. Gravitational waves are the ripples in spacetime caused by...
An image to illustrate the cosmic dust in the distant galaxy

The Ziggy star formation: Explaining abundant cosmic dust

A radio signal has been detected from abundant cosmic dust in MACS0416_Y1, but the standard models cannot explain the amount of dust. Researchers have had...
Artist's illustration to demonstrate the concept that carbon monoxide detectors could alert us to extraterrestrial life

Celestial carbon monoxide detectors could warn us of extraterrestrial life

Carbon monoxide detectors could alert us to extraterrestrial life, according to a research team led by the University of California Riverside. Astronomers have generally assumed...

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