Natural Sciences - Astronomy/Space

See the Universe in 3D

Astronomy & Space - Physics

A team of researchers led by Vincent Pelgrims (ULB) dust off the Galaxy to build the first 3D map of the Universe's magnetic field. A new launch for astronomy, allowing us to explore the depths of the sky like never before. A study published in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics.

Three ERC Advanced Grants for KU Leuven researchers

Career - Astronomy

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded its Advanced Grants for ground-breaking research. Three KU Leuven researchers are among this year's recipients: Luc De Raedt, Stefaan Poedts and Greet Van den Berghe. 

A lighting experiment with citizen participation will begin on the VUB Main Campus in Etterbeek to explore well-being in public space

Astronomy & Space

Is an initiative on the VUB Etterbeek campus, in which public spaces are better designed to offer the user more comfort and to inform them about the natural elements around them.

ESA visits the University

The University's space research ecosystem welcomed Prof. Carole Mundell, Scientific Director of the European Space Agency (ESA), on Thursday 18 January.

New microgravity experiment: the first-ever weightless anti-bubble

Astronomy & Space - Physics

From April 15 to 19, Benoit Scheid and his team produced and observed, for the very first time in the world, antibubbles in zero gravity. Their work could lead to advances in water treatment and drug encapsulation