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Artificial intelligence program trained to recognise galaxies

Artificial intelligence program trained to recognise galaxies

Researchers have taught an artificial intelligence program, previously used to recognise faces on Facebook, to identify galaxies in deep space. This artificial intelligence program, named...
Torpor physiology: the potential of revolutionising space travel

Torpor physiology: the potential of revolutionising space travel

Understanding torpor physiology (hibernation) has the potential to help treat illness, conserve energy and even get us to Mars. Researchers at the American Physiological Society's...
Mapping the sky: the Gaia data releases

Mapping the sky: the Gaia data releases

SciTech Europa follows-up with Dr Timo Prusti, project scientist for the European Space Agency’s Gaia mission, to discuss how this ambitious mission’s data releases...
Satellite data: from space data to strategic decisions

Satellite data: from space data to strategic decisions

Pixstart’s Chief Science Officer Dr Lydwine Gross outlines how the company combines satellite data with economic and climate information to offer geostrategy and geomarketing...
Europe in Space: ESA's future space programmes

Europe in Space: ESA’s future space programmes

The ministerial meeting on ESA's future space programmes concluded today. The Intermediate Ministerial Meeting (IMM18) was at ESA’s European Space Astronomy Centre (ESAC) in...

“A planet of extremes”: the BepiColombo journey to Mercury

The BepiColombo journey to Mercury has begun, and is the first European mission to Mercury. The BepiColombo launched on the rocket Ariane 5 at...
The Luna facility: creating a moon habitat on Earth

The Luna facility: creating a moon habitat on Earth

The European Space Agency (ESA) has released information about their Luna facility, a simulated moon habitat on Earth where astronauts will live and train. Creating...

Space farming: using plant hormones in space

A new paper has reviewed the use of plant hormones, as a tool for space farming so that food can be produced in extra-terrestrial...
How gamma ray blobs can lead to dark matter discoveries

What do gamma ray blobs tell us about dark matter?

A team of scientists have been studying gamma ray blobs in the universe to inform their theories on dark matter. The research team, including scientists from the...
The cosmic dark ages: explaining the early universe with radio signals

The cosmic dark ages: explaining the early universe with radio signals

An astronomy team has observed the moon with a radio telescope to develop our explanation of the early universe, also known as the 'cosmic dark ages'. The team...

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