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Tianwen-1 Touches Down on Mars

Ben Skuse

Tianwen-1 Touches Down on Mars

What is it about the Mars that holds such fascination for humanity? And what do we need to explore the Red Planet?

The Darkest Secrets of the Universe: 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics

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The Darkest Secrets of the Universe: 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics

Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel and Andrea M. Ghez were awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics.

Our Place in the Universe: 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics

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Our Place in the Universe: 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics

James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz were awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics.

The Original Dark Side: Why a Not-So-Constant Constant Could Illuminate Dark Matter and Dark Energy

Ben Skuse

The Original Dark Side: Why a Not-So-Constant Constant Could Illuminate Dark Matter and Dark Energy

Nobel Laureate Adam Riess and fellow astrophysicists tackled some of the biggest questions in cosmology on day three of #LINO19.

Women in Research at #LINO19: Sinenhlanhla Sikhosana from South Africa

Ulrike Böhm

Women in Research at #LINO19: Sinenhlanhla Sikhosana from South Africa

#LINO19 young scientist Sinenhlanhla Sikhosana interviewed by Ulrike Böhm about her career path, her passion for science, her struggles and successes.

7 Telescopes that make every astrophysicist go Wow!

Mark Kennedy

7 Telescopes that make every astrophysicist go Wow!

Just how big are optical telescopes?Just how big are optical telescopes?

Kelly Oakes

How most of the universe was lost

When Brian Schmidt got his PhD in astrophysics in 1993, he was one of less than a handful of people that year that graduated with a thesis on supernovae. Five years later, still working on exploding stars, he would be part of one of two teams that independently discovered that the universe was not only expanding, […]