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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

NASA observes a black hole destroying a star - comment from Dr David Brown

Dr David Brown of Warwick's Astronomy and Astrophysics Group comments on the news that NASA has been able to observe a black hole destroying a star in unprecedented detail.

Fri 27 Sep 2019, 11:15 | Tags: Space, 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

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