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The Leverhulme Centre for Life in the Universe Visitor Programme- Open Call

16 October 2023

The LCLU is pleased to offer financial support to Centre members wishing to host visitors on topics relevant to the Centre. The visitor programme offers financial support of up to £2,000 per visitor to cover travel and accommodation costs for visits ranging from 1-2 weeks. Visitors are expected to interact with members of...

Press release: Methane and carbon dioxide found in atmosphere of habitable-zone exoplanet

9 October 2023

An international team of astronomers led by the University of Cambridge has used data from the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope to discover methane and carbon dioxide in the atmosphere of K2-18 b, an exoplanet in the ‘Goldilocks zone’. This is the first time that carbon-based molecules have been discovered in the...

Conference Announcement: Exoplanets 5, 16-21 June 2024 Leiden, the Netherlands

6 October 2023

You are cordially invited for the Exoplanets 5 conference in Leiden, The Netherlands, 16-21 June 2024. The Exoplanets Conference Series (Davos 2016; Cambridge 2018, Heidelberg 2020, Las Vegas 2022) has developed into one of the most important and largest meetings in the field, with 750 participants expected in Leiden. The...

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