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RAS PN 08/19 (NAM 10): Chance of finding Earthlike planets on the ‘RISE’
Using a revolutionary new camera, UK astronomers have a real chance of being the first to find Earth-like planets around other stars. PhD student Neale Gibson of Queen’s University Belfast will present the first results from the RISE instrument in his talk on Wednesday 2 April at the RAS National Astronomy Meeting in Belfast.

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RAS PN 08/21 (NAM 12): Planet finder catches a comet
Last October, astronomers all over the world were astounded when the normally very faint Comet Holmes erupted in the largest outburst for more than a century. Speaking... More
Last updated on Tuesday, 06 April 2010 18:29
Published on Wednesday, 02 April 2008 00:01
 
RAS PN 08/27 (NAM 18): The source of the solar wind
An international team of scientists have found the source of the stream of particles that make up the solar wind. In her presentation on Wednesday 2 April at the... More
Last updated on Tuesday, 06 April 2010 18:26
Published on Wednesday, 02 April 2008 00:01
 
RAS PN 08/25 (NAM 16): "Focused" solar explosions get hotter
Using data from the Hinode and RHESSI solar observatories, astronomers have discovered that solar flares - explosions in the atmosphere of the sun - get much hotter when... More
Last updated on Tuesday, 06 April 2010 18:28
Published on Wednesday, 02 April 2008 00:01
 
RAS PN 08/28 (NAM 19): Astronomers find embryonic planet
Using radio observatories in the UK and US and computer simulations, a team of astronomers have identified the youngest forming planet yet seen. Team leader Dr Jane... More
Last updated on Tuesday, 06 April 2010 18:21
Published on Wednesday, 02 April 2008 00:01