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Media invitation: Architecture of Fear
'It is not without significance that the extensive decentralisation of Western cities followed the first use of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Something similar is happening now in the wake of 9/11,' says Anthony Elliott, Professor of Sociology at the University of Kent, in the run up to his address at The Tate Modern on Friday 19 November. 'Post-9/11, we are now witnessing an... View News Article (2004-11-17)

Royal Society Summer Exhibition - Take Part In The Cassini-Huygens Mission
UK space scientists are involved in a plethora of spacecraft that are currently exploring the planets, moons and comets in our Solar System. The UK Goes to the Planets exhibit at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition provides an opportunity to find out about these missions direct from the scientists. Within the last couple of years we have seen the launches of:- Mars Express and Beagle 2 to... View News Article (2004-06-30)

Building a full-scale model of a trapped oil reservoir in a laboratory
Getting trapped oil out of porous layers of sandstone and limestone is a tricky and costly operation for energy exploration companies the world over. View News Article (2011-11-08)

NASA spacecraft images offer sharper views of Apollo landing sites
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) captured the sharpest images ever taken from space of the Apollo 12, 14 and 17 landing sites. Images show the twists and turns of the paths made when the astronauts explored the lunar surface.  View News Article (2011-09-07)

Station Astronauts Remotely Control Planetary Rover From Space
Just as remotely-operated vehicles help humans explore the depths of the ocean from above, NASA has begun studying how a similar approach may one day help astronauts explore other worlds View News Article (2013-07-30)

How the moon got its stripes
A new study has revealed the origins of tiger stripes and a subsurface ocean on Enceladus- one of Saturn's many moons. These geological features are believed to be the result of the moon's unusual chemical composition and not a hot core, shedding light on the evolution of planets and guiding future space exploration. View News Article (2009-07-15)

Joint Statement at the International Space Station Heads of Agency meeting
The leaders of the space agencies taking part in the ISS programme, including the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the United States, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), the European Space Agency (ESA), National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA) and the Russian Aviation and Space Agency (Rosaviakosmos), met today at ESA`s Headquarters to discuss the status of the ISS... View News Article (2002-06-03)

Through hardship to the stars
"Humanity's adventurous, stubborn, mad and glorious aspiration to reach the stars" is the subject of Physics World's lead feature in January. View News Article (2012-01-05)

All systems go for next communication spacecraft
The most recent evaluations of NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) project confirmed all systems go for a third generation upgrade of the orbiting communications network. View News Article (2011-11-22)

Naval Research Laboratory's ANDE-2 deployed from Space Shuttle Endeavour
The Naval Research Laboratory's satellite suite, the Atmospheric Neutral Density Experiment 2 (ANDE-2), was deployed from NASA's Space Shuttle Endeavour on July 30, 2009. View News Article (2009-08-06)

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