Breakthrough in energy harvesting could power ‘life on Mars’

Breakthrough in energy harvesting could power ‘life on Mars’

Press releases   •   Mar 05, 2015 00:00 GMT

Martian colonists could use an innovative new technique to harvest energy from carbon dioxide thanks to research pioneered at Northumbria and Edinburgh Universities.

Northumbria academic says ‘Little Ice Age’ could hit Earth in 2020

Northumbria academic says ‘Little Ice Age’ could hit Earth in 2020

Press releases   •   Jul 21, 2015 12:15 BST

​A ‘Little Ice Age’ which caused severe winters in the 17th Century could return in five years’ time due to a predicted fall in solar activity.

Student project set to shed light on the Sun

Student project set to shed light on the Sun

Press releases   •   Jan 30, 2017 15:59 GMT

​Our understanding of the Sun and its impact on the Earth could soon become clearer thanks to a unique science project involving a Northumbria University student.

Medical guidelines for astronauts to be launched by Northumbria University in the US

Medical guidelines for astronauts to be launched by Northumbria University in the US

Press releases   •   Apr 28, 2017 12:21 BST

Scientists at Northumbria University, Newcastle, are helping to write the medical rulebook that will keep astronauts fit and healthy during long trips through the solar system.

Mysteries of the Sun unveiled

Mysteries of the Sun unveiled

Press releases   •   Mar 10, 2017 13:28 GMT

​A Northumbria academic is helping to unravel one of the greatest mysteries in physics – why the Sun’s outer layer is many times hotter than its surface.

Northumbria University leads 60-day bed rest study to improve astronauts’ health

Northumbria University leads 60-day bed rest study to improve astronauts’ health

Press releases   •   Apr 16, 2019 11:30 BST

​Researchers at Northumbria University are asking people to spend two months in bed to identify how astronauts’ bodies decondition while they’re exploring outer space.

Solar scientists visit North East to discuss international telescope project

Solar scientists visit North East to discuss international telescope project

Press releases   •   Apr 06, 2018 09:46 BST

Top physicists from around the world will meet in Newcastle next week to discuss the development of the world’s largest solar telescope.

Northumbria academics launch Astronaut Rehab research at the Life Science Centre’s new Space Zone

Northumbria academics launch Astronaut Rehab research at the Life Science Centre’s new Space Zone

Press releases   •   Feb 13, 2020 16:04 GMT

A new space exhibition that features research from Northumbria University has launched at Newcastle’s Life Science Centre.

 ‘Lift Off’ for Northumbria University researchers!

‘Lift Off’ for Northumbria University researchers!

Press releases   •   May 25, 2018 16:36 BST

Northumbria University researchers will soon take to the sky as part of a partial gravity flight campaign that will determine how space travel affects astronauts’ spinal muscles.