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EVSN: Escape Velocity Space News

Mar 31, 2020

Winds from a quasar in a distant galaxy are fleeing at a record rate, ESA's Bepicolombo mission to proceed with flyby in spite of COVID-19, and Comet Atlas is on display in the night sky for all to enjoy.

Mar 30, 2020

Scientists look for dark matter in dark places close to home - and study flickers of light that might be created by dark matter, called sterile neutrinos - to find the mysterious substance. And discovery of stable 6-particle quarks called hexaquarks might turn out to be mysterious dark matter.

Mar 27, 2020

Researchers have defined how our world would look to distant observers during each of the periods in time, showing us what to look for, and ALMA shows us the MG J0414+0534, a galaxy 11 billion light years away, a galaxy with a disturbed shape, that is due radio jets turning on in a young galaxy.

Mar 26, 2020

Scientists discovered from the data sent back from Voyager 2 that Uranus had a plasmoid, a magnetic blob of atmosphere stuck out away from the planet, the Nobeyama Radio Observatory Star Formation Project mapped in greater detail than ever before a series of star forming regions, and Comet Atlas will be bringing a show...

Mar 25, 2020

Today Gordon takes us through the collection of rocket launches and delays - Roscosmos launched a satellite constellation, China launched some military reconnaissance satellites SpaceX launched another set of Starlink satellites, and COVID-19 delays a number of launches worldwide.