Laura Burn celebrates the news that Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell’s portrait is to be added to the Royal Society collection by discussing her remarkable career.
Exeter Astrophysics expert Isabelle Baraffe awarded prestigious international award Professor Isabelle Baraffe will be receiving the Viktor Ambartsumian International Science Prize alongside Prof. Alexander Szalay (John Hopkins University) and Prof. Adam Burrows (Princeton University) for her “fundamental contributions to the field of low mass stars, Brown dwarfs and exoplanets and for innovative ideas in the […]
[dropcap size=small bg_color=”#5e9cd4″]T[/dropcap]wenty years after the first exoplanet was discovered, NASA’s Kepler mission has confirmed the first near-Earth sized planet in the so called ‘goldilocks zone’ of a star similar to our own Sun. Since March 2009, Kepler has been searching for exoplanets across the Milky Way galaxy. Kepler-452b is the first confirmed planet […]