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Astronomy / Space - 27.02.2024
A lighting experiment with citizen participation will begin on the VUB Main Campus in Etterbeek to explore well-being in public space
A lighting experiment with citizen participation will begin on the VUB Main Campus in Etterbeek to explore well-being in public space

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 22.02.2024
James Webb Space Telescope research team, with the cooperation of Vrije Universiteit Brussel, detects radiation from nebula-concealed neutron star in the iconic supernova SN 1987A
James Webb Space Telescope research team, with the cooperation of Vrije Universiteit Brussel, detects radiation from nebula-concealed neutron star in the iconic supernova SN 1987A
Supernovas are the spectacular end result of the collapse of stars with a mass greater than 8-10 times that of the sun.

Astronomy / Space - Innovation - 19.01.2024
ESA visits the University

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 23.11.2023
Researcher picks up international prize for research on gravitational waves
Researcher picks up international prize for research on gravitational waves

Astronomy / Space - Innovation - 09.11.2023
VUB µFlow Cell partner of Redwire Space NV to develop 3D BioSystem for European Space Agency
The µFlow Cell of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) is happy to share that it is a subcontractor of Redwire Space NV, which has been awarded a 14 million euro contract to design, develop, and

Campus - Astronomy / Space - 19.10.2023
The President of the Republic of Portugal visits UNamur

Astronomy / Space - Architecture - 21.06.2023
Challenging the status quo of resource exploitation at Venice Biennale
Two University of Luxembourg researchers of the Master in Architecture programme and the Department of Geography and Spatial Planning, Francelle Cane and Marija Maric, were selected to represent Luxembourg at the 2023 Venice Architecture Biennale with their project titled - Down to Earth -.

Innovation - Astronomy / Space - 19.01.2023
Chatzinotas on the IRIS2 Satellite Constellation
The European Infrastructure for Resilience, Interconnectivity and Security by Satellite (IRIS 2 ) promises a powerful new space-based communication infrastructure for the EU.

Astronomy / Space - Research Management - 25.10.2022
ERC has awarded a Synergy Grant to astrophysicist Conny Aerts
ERC has awarded a Synergy Grant to astrophysicist Conny Aerts

Astronomy / Space - 20.10.2022
VUB and ULB immerse high school students in the world of space travel

Astronomy / Space - Economics - 26.09.2022
RHEA Luxembourg leads international partnership with ESA on QKD
RHEA System Luxembourg S.A. POST Luxembourg, HITEC Luxembourg, the University of Luxembourg's Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), evolutionQ Inc.

Physics - Astronomy / Space - 14.09.2022
50 years of VUB-ULB Interuniversity Institute for High Energies
The VUB-ULB Interuniversity Institute for High Energies (IIHE) is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The institute researches the smallest and largest building blocks of our world. Throughout its 50 years of existence, the IIHE has always been at the forefront of the revolution taking place in contemporary physics and therefore in our understanding of everything from the smallest elements of nature to the very largest structures in the universe.

Astronomy / Space - 31.03.2022
Uni’s SnT rover advances to finals in ESA/ESRIC Moon competition

Campus - Astronomy / Space - 24.03.2022
VUB students establish gaming and esports association
VUB Gaming is only Belgian university team in international UniRocketeers competition VUB Gaming is a new association for gaming and esports.

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 07.12.2021
Research on extraterrestrial life and protection against extreme heat during space travel
Two young VUB scientists have each received a Frank De Winne fellowship from the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO).

Event - Astronomy / Space - 10.11.2021
VUB doctorates to connect the world

Astronomy / Space - 07.10.2020
Nobelprijs Fysica 2020

Physics - Astronomy / Space - 18.07.2019
Scientists go underground with Einstein

Astronomy / Space - Art and Design - 22.02.2018
TRAPPIST-1 inspires artists all over the world
Songs, animations, paintings, short stories, sketches, illustrations, the announcement of the discovery of TRAPPIST-1 by Michaël Gillon - in February 2017 during a press conference at the NASA headquarters - inspired many people and groups around the world. Some very scientific and some more personal.

Astronomy / Space - 21.06.2017
ESA gives the green light to build PLATO space telescope
The European Space Agency (ESA) has approved the design of the PLATO satellite. Researchers and engineers at KU Leuven and the University of Liège (ULg) will be closely involved in the development. Plato is a space mission dedicated to hunting tens of thousands of Earth-like exoplanets revolving around nearby stars similar to our Sun.

Astronomy / Space - 30.03.2017
Mission to Mars 2017: UCL Crew 178 en route to Mars via the Utah desert
Mission to Mars 2017: UCL Crew 178 en route to Mars via the Utah desert
Mission to Mars Crew 178 is composed of seven UCL students and mentored by Frank De Winne , a Belgian astronaut and the first European commander of the International Space Station.