Astronomy/Space Science

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Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 06.10.2020
UCL alumnus Professor Roger Penrose awarded Nobel Prize
Professor Roger Penrose, who was an undergraduate at UCL, is among three scientists to have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for work relating to black holes.

Astronomy / Space Science - Campus - 05.10.2020
’Self-eating’ rocket whets funders’ appetite for development
A 'self-eating' rocket engine which aims to put small payloads into orbit by burning its own structure as propellant has won financial support from the UK Government.

Astronomy / Space Science - Research Management - 23.09.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Economics / Business - 21.07.2020
UAE Mars mission: extraordinary feat shows how space exploration can benefit small nations
The UAE's extraordinary Hope Mars Mission shows how space exploration can boost a nation's scientific capacity and redirect its economic trajectory, write Dr Ine Steenmans and Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti (both UCL STEaPP).

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 27.06.2020
Space weather monitoring to get major upgrade in new research programme
The UK's ability to predict solar superstorms and other severe space weather events is to get a significant upgrade with the launch of two major research projects led by the University of Birmingham.

Astronomy / Space Science - Life Sciences - 26.06.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - 10.06.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 10.06.2020
Quantum technology to ensure resilient maritime navigation
The UK Quantum Technology Hub Sensors and Timing , led by the University of Birmingham, has awarded funding for research to improve the precision of maritime navigation.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 29.05.2020
Solar Orbiter to pass through the tails of Comet ATLAS
The European Space Agency's Solar Orbiter, which carries instruments proposed, designed and built at UCL, will cross through the tails of Comet ATLAS during the next few days in a chance encounter flagged to ESA by a team from the UCL Mullard Space Science Laboratory (UCL MSSL).

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 27.05.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 26.05.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 27.04.2020
Drill projects set to break new ground on Earth and in space
Two new research projects at the University of Glasgow are setting out to consider exploration at different extremes. One will drill bedrock from beneath the polar ice sheets, with the goal being to retrieve scientific samples, and the other will look at new ways to drill extraterrestrial surfaces to greater depths than have ever been reached before.

Astronomy / Space Science - Mathematics - 24.04.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 07.04.2020
First Event Horizon Telescope images of a black hole-powered jet
A powerful jet streaming from a supermassive black hole has been imaged in unprecedented detail by the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration, including UCL astrophysicist Dr Ziri Younsi, which published the first image of a black hole a year ago.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 16.03.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation - 06.03.2020
Gastronauts: Developing food ready for the next space race
For the new space race, astronauts and space tourists will want to eat a little better than the corn beef sandwiches, applesauce and high-calorie cubes of protein, fat and sugar consumed by NASA scientists in the 1960s.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 06.03.2020
New Stephen Hawking Fellow appointed to share the wonder of science
One of the first Stephen Hawking Fellows is joining Imperial's Department of Physics to study space weather and inspire a love of science.

Computer Science - Astronomy / Space Science - 05.03.2020
Women in STEM: Krittika D’Silva
Krittika D'Silva is a PhD candidate in the Department of Computer Science and Technology, a Gates Cambridge Scholar and a member of Jesus College.

Astronomy / Space Science - 03.03.2020
Birmingham joins hunt for Earth-like planets
Researchers at the University of Birmingham are joining the search for Earth-like planets with the commissioning of a new telescope, named Ganymede, located in Chile, on the site of the European Southern Observatory's Paranal Observatory.

Astronomy / Space Science - Electroengineering - 28.02.2020
How to design for a move to Mars
Academics, designers and students discussed the design challenges of moving to Mars and potential solutions during a symposium at the Design Museum.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 17.02.2020
First science data from Solar Orbiter shows Imperial instrument working well
Imperial's instrument on the Solar Orbiter spacecraft was the first to turn on, sending back data that shows it working 'far better than expected'.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 10.02.2020
Sun explorer spacecraft launches successfully
The European Space Agency's Solar Orbiter, which carries instruments proposed, designed and built at UCL, launched today from Cape Canaveral in Florida at 4am UK time.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 10.02.2020
Sun explorer spacecraft successfully launches with Imperial kit on board
The UK-built Solar Orbiter spacecraft lifted off from Cape Canaveral in Florida and is now on its way to the Sun.

Astronomy / Space Science - 06.02.2020
Three UCL academics appointed UK Research and Innovation council members
Professor Hiranya Peiris (UCL Physics & Astronomy), Dr Lasana Harris (UCL Psychology & Language Sciences) and Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock (UCL Physics & Astronomy) are three of the 16 new council members appointed by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 06.02.2020
Women in STEM: Dr Francesca Chadha-Day
Dr Fran Day is a theoretical physicist,a research fellow at Peterhouse, and a science comedian.

Astronomy / Space Science - 30.01.2020
Women in STEM: Shagita Gounden
Shagita Gounden is a systems engineer working on the world's largest radio telescope, an Executive MBA candidate at Cambridge Judge Business School, and a member of St Edmund's College.

Astronomy / Space Science - 17.01.2020
Astrophysical outreach and premier league research: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From an award for promoting the public understanding of astrophysics to an investigation into football fan injuries, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 16.01.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 15.01.2020
Birmingham physicist honoured by the prestigious Blavatnik Awards
On April 25, 2019, the gravitational-wave observatory network that includes the National Science Foundation's LIGO and the European Virgo detectors picked up what appeared to be gravitational ripples from a collision of two neutron stars.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 15.01.2020
Imperial physicist and chemist honoured in premier young scientist awards
Professor Claudia de Rham and Professor Matthew Fuchter receive accolades in the annual Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists.

Astronomy / Space Science - 17.12.2019
Five cool things about our Cosmology & Astronomy research
Research at Durham isn't just confined to life here on Earth. From learning about quasars to understanding the Cosmic Web, our cosmologists and astronomers are helping to unravel the mysteries of the universe. We're involved in some of the world's biggest projects to develop new telescopes that will give us an even clearer picture of space.

Astronomy / Space Science - Environment - 13.12.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 12.12.2019

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 27.11.2019
This Sussex Life: Dr Nicola Abraham "I’m going to use the skills I learned at CERN to help tackle climate change"
Dr Nicola Abraham is a post doctorate researcher in particle physics working at CERN with the ATLAS collaboration, which discovered the Higgs Boson particle in 2012.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 21.11.2019
UK researchers awarded 30m investment in global neutrino physics project
The UK has made a new, multi-million pound investment in the DUNE global science project, bringing together the scientific communities of the UK and 31 countries from Asia, Europe and the Americas to build the world's most advanced neutrino observatory.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 21.11.2019
Million-pound grant for Bristol physicists to investigate matter and anti-matter
The funding is part of the latest UK multi-million pound investment in the DUNE global science project that brings together the scientific communities of the UK and 31 countries from Asia, Europe and the Americas to build the world's most advanced neutrino observatory.

Astronomy / Space Science - 21.11.2019

Research Management - Astronomy / Space Science - 19.11.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Event - 14.11.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 07.11.2019
Euclid mission one step closer as camera nears completion
Key components for a massive optical digital camera onboard the European Space Agency's Euclid space telescope have been delivered by astronomers and engineers from the UCL Mullard Space Science Laboratory.

Astronomy / Space Science - 06.11.2019
UCL Observatory celebrates 90 years with new telescope unveiling
The new, state-of-the-art Perren telescope was unveiled today at the UCL Observatory (UCLO) by Astronomer Royal, Lord Martin Rees, to celebrate 90 years since the observatory was first opened by then Astronomer Royal, Sir Frank Watson Dyson.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 01.11.2019
Mobile app to provide the latest on black hole collisions and merging neutron stars
PhD students from the Institute for Gravitational Wave Astronomy have released a new app to encourage members of the public to stay up to date with new gravitational wave events in near real time.

Astronomy / Space Science - 28.10.2019
Five thousand eyes on the sky
A cutting-edge new telescope instrument designed and built by an international team including Durham University has taken its first observations of the night sky.