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Meet the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy

Scientists have captured humanity’s first look at the supermassive black hole, called Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), that is at the centre of our home galaxy, the Milky Way. The Sgr A* black hole image was…

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Meet the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy

Scientists have captured humanity’s first look at the supermassive black hole, called Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), that is at the centre of our home galaxy, the Milky Way. The Sgr A* black hole image was…

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Astrophotography: new tech for the ‘New Astronomy’

Space tourism remains out of reach for most, but Laurent Marfisi looks at how smart telescopes, astrophotography, the New Astronomy movement, and the New Space industry are helping amateur astronomer…

Comment And Analysis

It’s cool here in the future!

Finding an excuse to watch Star Trek and call it research, Russ Swan compares science fiction with real world technological advances and realises some of the most significant gaps lie within fiction …

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How to gain Chinese regulation compliance

Dr Paul Orange outlines the project which led to his involvement in the new Chinese battery protocol regulations. In response to customer demand, he led an initiative that ensured all equipment under…

Focal Point

Water droplet

This amazing image – Crack Patterns I, by Thomas Séon – shows a water droplet falling onto a silicon substrate at -36°C...