Asteroids Vs Earth, Can We Stop An Asteroid?
An asteroid strike on Earth could be prevented by new technology launching into space this year, involving a Queen’s University Belfast scientist. Professor Alan Fitzsimmons from the Astrophysics Research Centre at Queen’s is playing a role in two space missions that will measure how hard it is to deflect an asteroid. He will be telling people about it in an online public talk…
Could Life Exist In The Clouds Of Jupiter But Not Venus?
Jupiter’s clouds have water conditions that would allow Earth-like life to exist, but this isn’t possible in Venus’ clouds, according to the groundbreaking finding of new research led by a Queen’s University Belfast scientist. For some decades, space exploration missions have looked for evidence of life beyond Earth where we know that large bodies of…