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Trillions of extra economic damages predicted in new study of climate change effects

The world is underestimating the economic effects of climate change by trillions of dollars, according to a new study co-authored by scientists from the University of Warwick.

Tue 06 Oct 2020, 11:06 | Tags: Physics, research

Space weather ‘in the wild’ to be explored by University of Warwick expert for prestigious lecture

Professor Sandra Chapman from the University of Warwick Department of Physics has been selected to give the 2020 Ed Lorenz Lecture during the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall meeting taking place between 1-17 December.

Thu 01 Oct 2020, 09:45 | Tags: Physics, research

Faint orbital debris that threatens satellites not being monitored closely enough, warn astronomers

University of Warwick astronomers are warning that orbital debris posing a threat to operational satellites is not being monitored closely enough, as they publish a new survey finding that over 75% of the orbital debris they detected could not be matched to known objects in public satellite catalogues.

Thu 24 Sep 2020, 11:06 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, astronomy

Water on exoplanet cloud tops could be found with hi-tech instrumentation

University of Warwick astronomers have shown that water vapour can potentially be detected in the atmospheres of exoplanets by peering literally over the tops of their impenetrable clouds.

Tue 22 Sep 2020, 10:45 | Tags: Astrophysics, research, astronomy

The first Ultra Hot Neptune LTT 9779b is one of nature’s improbable planets

An international team of astronomers, including a group from the University of Warwick, have discovered the first Ultra Hot Neptune planet orbiting the nearby star LTT 9779.

Mon 21 Sep 2020, 16:01 | Tags: Astrophysics, research, astronomy

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