Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Space News

SciTech Europa brings you the latest Space News from across the field of European Science & Technology Research, Development and Innovation.

Image of the Curiosity Rover used to measure gravity on Mars

The Curiosity Rover: How to measure gravity on Mars

A research team have published a new paper in the journal Science, detailing how they repurposed data from navigational sensors on the NASA Curiosity...
The NASA Chandra

What are stellar winds? Observing a neutron star gives us a unique insight

NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has recorded data of a neutron star passing through a dense patch of stellar wind. This has provided an insight...
Image from the Hubble Space Telescope of a doubly imaged quasar. How quickly is the universe expanding? The Hubble constant estimates

How quickly is the universe expanding? The Hubble constant estimates

One of the key questions for astronomers is how quickly the universe is expanding. Hubble constant estimates are central to answering this question. A team...
Asteroid collisions have tripled since the age of dinosaurs

Asteroid collisions have tripled since the age of dinosaurs

The number of asteroid collisions with the Earth and Moon has increased by up to three times since the age of dinosaurs, over the...
Dark matter heating: a hot topic for the University of Surrey

Dark matter heating: a hot topic for the University of Surrey

Professor Justin Read, head of the Department of Physics at the University of Surrey, speaks to SciTech Europa about the results of a new...
Ordered chaos: the new black hole discovery at UNIGE

Ordered chaos: the new black hole discovery at UNIGE

Researchers at UNIGE have made a new black hole discovery, which is that photons emitted during the creation of a black hole appear to...
Stardust: studying space objects to save our future

Stardust: studying space objects to save our future

Professor Massimiliano Vasile explains how the Stardust training and research network is placing the Strathclyde Aerospace Centre of Excellence (ACE) at the cutting edge...
ESA: Space safety conference and media briefing

ESA: Space safety conference and media briefing

ESA is holding a space safety conference and media briefing at their European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) in Darmstadt, Germany. SciTech Europa will be attending...
Forecasting space weather which affects the Arctic circle

Forecasting space weather which affects the Arctic circle

Space weather can have an impact on the Arctic Circle. Researchers at Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland, have developed a new technique for forecasting space...
The Cow in the sky: Observing a neutron star or black hole birth

The Cow in the sky: Observing a neutron star or black hole birth

A team of astronomers has discovered that The Cow, a mysterious bright object that burst in the northern sky this summer, may be the result...

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