KEIT: Going Where No Human Or Machine Has Been Before

Spectometer 750x 35016 April 2014

Parts of our planet are so hostile they are unreachable. But if we are to understand Earth’s atmosphere it is vital we monitor factors such as gases around industrial chimneys and erupting volcanoes. A new portable device created by the young space scientist Hugh Mortimer promises a greener future by readily analysing the composition of gases, solids and liquids using the light they emit. Read the full article on European Space Agency’s site.