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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

Fifty new planets confirmed in machine learning first

Fifty potential planets have had their existence confirmed by a new machine learning algorithm developed by University of Warwick scientists.

Tue 25 Aug 2020, 09:43 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, Statistics, AI, planet, Sciences

A touch of gold sends crystals electric with excitement

A touch of gold - or another noble metal – can change the structure of a crystal and its intrinsic properties, physicists at the University of Warwick have demonstrated in a display of modern-day alchemy.

Thu 20 Aug 2020, 08:43 | Tags: Physics, research

Warwick Moto’s electric superbike build racing ahead despite lockdown

Warwick Moto team, consisting of 25 Warwick students aren’t letting the pandemic get in the way of designing, building and developing the electric superbike, as they’re doing it virtually from home.


‘Lost’ world’s rediscovery is step towards finding habitable planets

The rediscovery of a lost planet could pave the way for the detection of a world within the habitable ‘Goldilocks zone’ in a distant solar system.

Tue 21 Jul 2020, 09:45 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, astronomy

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