Engineering Space

Nobel Prize in Physics – How was first exoplanet around a sun-like star discovered?

1 week ago — Quick Read

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for “contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth’s place in the cosmos”. Half the prize went to...

Nobel Prize In Physics – Meet James Peebles, master of the universe

1 week ago — Quick Read

During the press conference in which he was revealed as one of the winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics, James (Jim) Peebles was asked to point to a...

How Engineers detected water on a potentially habitable exoplanet for the first time

1 month ago — Long Read

With more than 4,000 exoplanets – planets orbiting stars other than our sun – discovered so far, it may seem like we are on the cusp of finding out whether...

NASA takes next step to cement humanties place in Space

1 month ago — Quick Read

Concrete has been the key to humanities building techniques for over 5,000 years. Now NASA engineers have brought this ancient tech into space.

Europa: there may be life on Jupiter’s moon and two new missions will pave the way for finding it

2 months ago — Deep Dive

It’s brilliant news. In just over a decade, there will be two spacecraft exploring one of the most habitable worlds in the solar system – Jupiter’s moon Europa. That’s thanks...

A recycling station could be cleaning up in Earth orbit by 2050

3 months ago — Deep Dive

Space junk: a recycling station could be cleaning up in Earth orbit by 2050 There are about 22,000 large objects orbiting the Earth, including working and broken satellites and bits...