Austrian ski champion Harry Egger is attempting to set a new world speed skiing record by wearing a space age suit that will enable him to reach speeds in excess of 155 mph.
The ex-world champion first broke the speed record in 1998. He is currently in France and will make his attempt before 8 April.
New light-guiding nanoscale device can control and monitor a nanoparticle trapped in a laser beam with high sensitivity
Optical traps are scientific instruments in which a focused laser beam is used to exert an attractive or repulsive force on a microscopic object to hold it in place
Scientists estimate that the exoplanet has already lost up to 35 per cent of its mass over its lifetime
The observations were made using the Atacama Array in the Chilean desert
J1043+2408 was observed for more than 10 years, and its radio light curve exhibited a periodic signal repeating in about 563 days