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Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 29.10.2020

Health - Physics - 27.10.2020
Tiny golden bullets could help tackle asbestos-related cancers
Gold nanotubes - tiny hollow cylinders one thousandth the width of a human hair - could be used to treat mesothelioma, a type of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, according to a team of researchers at the Universities of Cambridge and Leeds. Mesothelioma is one of the 'hard-to-treat' cancers, and the best we can offer people with existing treatments is a few months of extra survival.

Physics - Innovation - 14.10.2020

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 06.10.2020
UCL alumnus Professor Sir 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 - 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.

Physics - Environment - 02.10.2020

Physics - Materials Science - 17.09.2020
CSC develops sensors for micro-defects
Sensors which detect micro-defects in materials are being developed by the Compound Semiconductor Centre - Cardiff University's joint venture with IQE.

Physics - 10.09.2020
Large Hadron Collider enters new phase with Oxford playing key role
Scientists, engineers and technicians from nine UK research organisations, including the University of Oxford, have embarked†on a £26M project to help upgrade the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, on the†French/Swiss border near Geneva.

Health - Physics - 07.09.2020
£5.5m funding boost for home healthcare monitoring technology
A University of Glasgow-led project which aims to develop quantum-powered health sensors for home use in order to spot the earliest signs of disease is being backed by £5.5m in new funding.

Physics - 14.08.2020
Reporting the atomic bombs and VJ Day
In an era before the internet and smartphones the dropping of the atomic bombs and eventual surrender of Japan on VJ Day was reported in more traditional ways.

Materials Science - Physics - 12.08.2020
Why nanomaterial quality matters, and the smart new way to check it
A new way to check the quality of nanomaterials like graphene has emerged from a team at the University of Sussex.

Physics - 09.07.2020
Euclid space telescope’s camera a step closer to imaging galaxies
ESA's Euclid mission to study more than a billion galaxies is a step closer to launch as its two instruments are now built and fully tested, including a massive optical digital camera delivered by an international consortium led by UCL Mullard Space Science Laboratory.

Physics - Innovation - 02.07.2020

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.

Computer Science - Physics - 15.06.2020
Major investors back disruptive new player in quantum computing race
Universal Quantum, a disruptive new player on the global quantum computing stage, has today emerged out of stealth announcing an oversubscribed £3.6 million seed-funding round.

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 - 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.

Physics - 01.04.2020
Cooperative male dolphins match the tempo of each other’s calls
In humans, synchronised actions can lead to increased feelings of bonding, foster cooperation and diminish the perceived threat of rivals.

Mathematics - Physics - 26.03.2020
Growing plants without soil amongst frontier projects backed by President’s fund
Three projects that push the boundaries of science have received funds from the President's Excellence Fund for Frontier Research.

Materials Science - Physics - 19.03.2020
£1 million for nanotech: invisibility cloaks, smart tyres and supermarket tags
£1 million for nanotech: invisibility cloaks, smart tyres and supermarket tags Scientists at the University of Sussex have secured a major cash boost for their research into the real-world applications of nanomaterials.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 16.03.2020

Physics - Economics - 13.03.2020

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.

Chemistry - Physics - 02.03.2020
Carbon chains can adopt fusilli or spaghetti type shapes depending if they have odd or even numbers of atoms
Scientists at the University of Bristol have now found that carbon chains can also adopt helical shapes, but, unlike DNA, the shape is dependent on how many atoms there are in the chain, with chains having even numbers of carbon atoms adopting helical, fusilli-like shapes and chains with odd numbers of carbon atoms adopting floppy, spaghetti-like shapes.

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'.

Physics - 13.02.2020
Scientific treasure hunt: could you discover the Higgs Boson or even Dark Matter?
CERN physicists release collision data from the ATLAS experiment Public and students challenged to find new science Sussex scientists working on the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Geneva have just released a huge amount of data inviting students and the public to rediscover the Higgs Boson or even to find Dark Matter.

Physics - Materials Science - 11.02.2020
Blue sky inking: How nanomaterials could lower retail waste and speed up the stock take
As part of the new £8 million ESRC investment in Digital Futures at Work Research Centre ,'University of Sussex academics and an innovative SME have teamed up with the world's largest retail company

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.

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. Here, she tells us about her lifelong love of physics, her work on dark matter and particles called axions, and the high that comes with making a roomful of people laugh.

Physics - Materials Science - 20.01.2020
Nuclear waste could be recycled for diamond battery power
A team of physicists and chemists from the University of Bristol hope to recycle radioactive material directly from a former nuclear power plant in Gloucestershire to generate ultra-long-lasting power sources.

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.