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Keep your eyes on the sky for a new star as “once in a lifetime” cosmic explosion looms

Stargazers will soon be treated to the appearance of a new star in the night sky, as a cosmic explosion looms.

Mon 03 Jun 2024, 10:09 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, Space, astronomy

AI helps scientists understand cosmic explosions

Scientists at the University of Warwick are using artificial intelligence (AI) to analyse cosmic explosions known as supernovae.

Fri 31 May 2024, 11:34 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, Space, AI, astronomy, Sciences

University of Warwick scientists help discover a new habitable Earth-sized planet only 40 lightyears away with the same temperature as the 2022 UK heatwave

Scientists from the University of Warwick have helped discover a new habitable Earth-sized planet– only a short 40 light years away.

Thu 23 May 2024, 15:00 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, Space

Warwick astronomer awarded £3 million to transform observations of the sky

A University of Warwick astronomer has been awarded £3 million to develop a ‘digital telescope’ that will be capable of producing a highly sensitive continuous movie of the night sky.

Thu 11 Apr 2024, 11:47 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, astronomy, Sciences

Scientists reveal how Solar System might die in new white dwarf research

Our solar system might be pulled into the gravity of a white dwarf star, crushed and ground to dust, according to scientists from the University of Warwick.

Tue 09 Apr 2024, 09:20 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, Space, astronomy, Sciences

Mysterious rainbow ‘glory’ lights observed on distant planet

For the first time, signs of the rainbow-like ‘glory effect’ have been detected on a planet outside our solar system. Glory are colourful concentric rings of light that occur only under peculiar conditions.

Fri 05 Apr 2024, 09:29 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, Space, astronomy, Sciences

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