Tag Archives: Solar System

Warwick University Astronomers Discover 85 Exoplanet Candidates with Earth-Like Temperatures

(IN BRIEF) Astronomers, led by Faith Hawthorn at the University of Warwick, have identified 85 potential exoplanets outside our solar system with temperatures comparable to planets in our own Solar System, making them potentially habitable. These exoplanet candidates, similar in … Read the full press release

Plenitude and Saipem Collaborate to Install 1 MWp Solar System, Advancing Energy Efficiency and Sustainability Goals

(IN BRIEF) Plenitude (Eni) and Saipem have entered into an agreement to install a 1 MWp photovoltaic system at Saipem’s offices in Fano, Italy. The system is expected to generate over 1,000 MWh of solar power annually, meeting a significant … Read the full press release

Cometary Delivery of Prebiotic Molecules: A Key to Life’s Origins in Other Galaxies, Cambridge Finds

(IN BRIEF) Researchers from the University of Cambridge have conducted a study suggesting that comets could play a role in delivering the molecular building blocks for life to planets in other galaxies. The study proposes that comets, which contain prebiotic … Read the full press release

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

Zero-emissions logistics: TotalEnergies to solarize eight sites of DHL in Dubai

TotalEnergies will solarize eight of DHL’s sites in Dubai to cover the equivalent of over 46,000m² of photovoltaic panels. As part of their strategic cooperation agreement, a solar energy project is launched Over 14,000 MWh of electricity will be produced … Read the full press release

European Space Agency: free live event on 14 Oct 2020 to show the hardware and the people that Europe relies on for its exploration missions to ISS, Moon and Mars

(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 13-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — European Space Agency, the European intergovernmental organisation dedicated to the exploration of space, has announced that this year’s International Astronautical Congress will be visiting virtually the sites where Europe’s exploration of our Solar … Read the full press release

University of Warwick: presence of hypothetical Planet Nine could cause solar system be thrown into disaster

Coventry, UK, 01-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The solar system could be thrown into disaster when the sun dies if the mysterious ‘Planet Nine’ exists, according to research from the University of Warwick. Dr Dimitri Veras of the Department of Physics has … Read the full press release

Technische Universität München: Scientists obtained for the first time direct observational proof of the presence of dark matter in the Milky Way

The Universe is pervaded by a mysterious form of matter, dubbed dark matter, about five times more abundant than the ordinary matter – made of atoms – we are familiar with. Its existence in galaxies was robustly established in the … Read the full press release