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Nasa begins process of focusing James Webb space telescope

2 weeks ago — Long Read

Nasa has kicked off its months-long process of focusing the James Webb space telescope. The revolutionary new scope is a an international collaboration led by NASA in partnership with the...

AI can reliably spot molecules on exoplanets – and might one day even discover new laws of physics

1 month ago — Deep Dive

Do you know what the Earth’s atmosphere is made of? You’d probably remember it’s oxygen, and maybe nitrogen. And with a little help from Google you can easily reach a...

Exoplanets – meet GJ 367b, an iron planet smaller and denser than Earth

2 months ago — Quick Read

As our Solar System formed 4.6 billion years ago, small grains of dust and ice swirled around, left over from the formation of the Sun. Through time, they collided and...

7 Reasons – Why is global transport is so hard to decarbonise?

2 months ago — Deep Dive

Transport accounts for 21% of global carbon emissions. It is now the largest emitting sector in many developed countries. While Europe and North America dominate historic transport emissions, much of...

How is artificial intelligence is helping us learn about the universe?

7 months ago — Deep Dive

Astronomy is all about data. The universe is getting bigger and so too is the amount of information we have about it. But some of the biggest challenges of the...

Will AI ‘SantaNet’ end up destroying the world?

1 year ago — Quick Read

The ghost of Christmas yet to come: how an AI 'SantaNet' might end up destroying the world Within the next few decades, according to some experts, we may see the...