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ESA Top News

Forward to the Moon: An interactive publication about our natural satellite!Forward to the Moon This is an interactive publication about our natural satellite

05/12/2022

ESA Top News

Smarter satellites: ESA Discovery accelerates AI in spaceCould we capitalise on the Earth-based digital revolution to make our satellites smarter?ESA Discovery is funding 12 projects that will explore the potential of applying the latest developments in artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced computing paradigms to make satellites more reactive, agile and autonomous. This could generate new practical applications that support life on Earth and our exploration of other planets.

05/12/2022

Astrobiology

When stars like our Sun use up all their fuel, they shrink to form white dwarfs....

05/12/2022

Planetary Society Blog

With the help of the world's most powerful supercomputer and new artificial intelligence techniques, an international team of researchers has theorized how the extreme conditions in stars produce carbon-12, which they describe as "a critical gateway to the birth of...

05/12/2022

Planetary Society Blog

The Closeby Habitable Exoplanet Survey (CHES) mission is proposed to discover habitable-zone Earth-like planets of the nearby solar-type stars (~10pc away from our solar system) via micro-arcsecond relative astrometry....

05/12/2022

Planetary Society Blog

Numerical simulations of starlight that is reflected by Earth-like exoplanets predict habitability signatures that can be searched for with future telescopes. We explore signatures of water oceans in the flux and polarization spectra of this reflected light....

05/12/2022

Deep Astronomy

Water may have been on Mars much more recently than scientists thought, China's rover suggests

05/11/2022

Space.com

On May 4, 2022, NASA’s InSight lander detected a magnitude 5 quake on Mars — the strongest ever detected on another planet. The largest previously recorded marsquake was an estimated magnitude 4.2 detected on August 25, 2021. InSight, short for Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport, is a lander designed to give [...]

05/11/2022

New Scientist - Space

SpaceX plans to launch rockets near Brownsville, Texas. Seven years after breaking ground, some residents say the only thing skyrocketing is housing prices.

05/11/2022

Space.com

Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have captured a striking photo of a section of the spiral galaxy NGC 247. NGC 247 is located approximately 11.5 million light-years from Earth in the southern constellation of Cetus. Otherwise known as the Needle’s Eye, the Claw Galaxy, Caldwell 62, ESO 540-22, LEDA 2758 and UGCA 11, [...]

05/11/2022