Tag Archives: astronomers

Sound-based educational astronomy platform launches to help blind and partially sighted people to ‘hear’ the Universe

(PRESS RELEASE) SWINDON, 7-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — UK Research and Innovation, non-departmental public body of the Government of UK that directs research and innovation funding, has announced the launch of a new online astronomy resource aimed at blind and partially … Read the full press release

STFC-funded research: first-ever observed interstellar visitor to our solar system has had a violent past

SWINDON, 14-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The first-ever observed interstellar visitor to our solar system has had a violent past – causing it to tumble around chaotically as it travels through space – an STFC-funded scientist has discovered. `Oumuamua is the first … Read the full press release

UK research sheds light on the discrepancy between the size and age of the Rosette Nebula’s central cavity and that of its central stars

SWINDON, 14-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A hole at the heart of a stunning rose-like interstellar cloud has puzzled astronomers for decades – but new UK research offers an explanation for the discrepancy between the size and age of the Rosette Nebula’s … Read the full press release

NWO: astronomers: a mysterious source of radio bursts is in an astonishingly extreme and unusual environment

THE HAGUE, 17-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — An international team of astronomers has used two of the world’s largest radio telescopes to show that a mysterious source of radio bursts is in an astonishingly extreme and unusual environment. This discovery suggests that … Read the full press release