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What’s it like to see auroras on other planets?

It’s only fair to share…What’s it like to see auroras on other planets? Nathan Case, Lancaster University Witnessing an aurora first-hand is a truly awe-inspiring experience. The natural beauty of the northern or southern lights captures the public imagination unlike any other aspect of space weather. But auroras aren’t unique to Earth and can be… Read more »

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How we recreated the early universe in the laboratory

It’s only fair to share…How we recreated the early universe in the laboratory Gianluca Sarri, Queen's University Belfast One of the all-time great mysteries in physics is why our universe contains more matter than antimatter, which is the equivalent of matter but with the opposite charge. To tackle this question, our international team of researchers… Read more »

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Life beyond Earth? There may be thousands more exoplanets in our galaxy

It’s only fair to share…Life beyond Earth? There may be thousands more exoplanets in our galaxy Johanna Jarvis, The Open University The number of confirmed planets orbiting stars other than the Sun in our galaxy is rapidly growing. The unusual configurations and locations of these so-called “exoplanets” amaze and challenge our understanding of the universe…. Read more »