Spot BepiColombo during its ‘goodbye flyby’

On 10 April, BepiColombo will be visible to amateur and professional astronomers during its first – and only – Earth flyby, as the spacecraft makes its way to Mercury, the innermost planet of the Solar…

Electron-eating neon causes star to collapse

Figure 1: An artist’s impression shows how an imaginary deep-sea fish "football-fish" (having Neon-Sign) eats away at the electrons inside a star core. Credit:KAVliIPMU An international team of researchers has found that neon inside a…