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Image: X-ray eye of Athena

This 'mirror module' – formed of 140 industrial silicon mirror plates, stacked together by a sophisticated robotic system – is destined to form part of the optical system of ESA's Athena X-ray observatory.

dateFeb 07, 2019 in Astronomy
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Realizing a revolution in Earth science

Earth scientists collect vast amounts of information from the myriad instruments they deploy in the field—drones, sensors, satellites—but computers and storage infrastructure are often unable to keep up with the scale ...

dateFeb 06, 2019 in Earth Sciences
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