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ESA to launch Solar Orbiter probe - expert comment from Dr David Brown

The European Space Agency is due to launch its Solar Orbiter on Monday 10 February, and Dr David Brown from the University of Warwick Department of Physics has commented on the mission's importance in understanding the behaviour of our own Sun.

Fri 07 Feb 2020, 10:09 | Tags: Physics, Space, Research, astronomy, astrophysics

Expert comment: Boeing's Starliner launch

Dr David Brown from the University of Warwick Astronomy and Astrophysics Group comments on the significance of today's planned launch of the Boeing Starliner capsule.

Fri 20 Dec 2019, 10:42 | Tags: Physics, astronomy, astrophysics

The Berensheet spacecraft lands on the moon: expert comment from David Brown

The Berensheet spacecraft is due to land on the surface of the moon on 11 April. Dr David Brown from the Department of Physics discusses the importance of this mission, and what its success means for Israel and for privately-funded space efforts.

Thu 11 Apr 2019, 10:33 | Tags: Physics, astronomy, astrophysics

One Mars mission ends, another is ready to start investigating the red planet - expert comment

As one Mars mission comes to an end and another sets up its latest instrument, Dr David Brown from the Department of Physics has commented on the valuable contribution that Opportunity made, and InSight will make, to our understanding of the red planet.

Thu 14 Feb 2019, 10:49 | Tags: Physics, Space, astrophysics

'super-earth' discovered orbiting the nearest star to the Sun - expert comment

A European team using state-of-the-art high precision instruments has detected a planet at least three times the size of Earth orbiting Barnard's Star, the nearest star to the Sun. Professor Don Pollacco and Dr David Brown from Warwick Astronomy and Astrophysics explain more.

Thu 15 Nov 2018, 10:03 | Tags: Physics, Space, Expert comment, Sciences, astronomy, astrophysics

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