Wobbling Stars and Super Earths

The TESS-Keck Survey has identified 15 new exoplanets and measured the masses of 126, providing crucial insights into their compositions and advancing our understanding of planetary systems

Secrets Beneath the Ice

Recent research advances our understanding of icy moons like Enceladus and Europa, revealing potential for detecting extraterrestrial life through the analysis of ejected ice grains containing organic material.

Nuclear Transmutations

Scientists have developed a new technique to make nuclear waste safer by transforming it into stable elements, inspired by neutron star observations, promising advancements in clean energy and waste management.

Consumed Stars

Scientists have detected the faint glow of stars stripped of gas by voracious companions, revealing cosmic cannibalism through precise telescopic measurements.

Cosmic Reflections

Researchers have discovered a young Earth-sized planet orbiting a Sun-like star, ideal for studying planetary evolution.

Musical Measurements of the Spheres

Astronomers have used asteroseismology, the analysis of star vibrations, to precisely determine the distances of stars from Earth.

Twilight Galaxies

Discoveries of distant infrared galaxies challenge our understanding of the universe’s formation and evolution.

Supernovae in the Stones

The Hypatia stone is a small stone that was found in the Great Sand Sea in south-western Egypt in 1996. Researchers have now used chemical analysis to show that this stone likely came from a Type Ia supernovae explosion, one of the most energetic events in the Universe.

Colours of Distant Life

This poem is inspired by recent research, which has created a colour catalogue to help find life on distant, frozen worlds.

Artificial Galaxies

In the creases of deepest space, the sky is ablaze with light: fat galaxies, thin galaxies, barred galaxies, ring galaxies, new galaxies, old galaxies, hot