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Ada Lovelace – An inspiration to the next generation, the first computer programmer
10 December 2018
Ada Lovelace – An inspiration to the next generation, the first computer programmer

Today 10th December, is the birthday of one of our most inspirational female computer programmers, Ada Lovelace.

Keeping an ion future particle accelerators
03 December 2018
Keeping an ion future particle accelerators

A team of physicists, working at STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, have built a ‘particle accelerator simulator’ that, instead of being many miles in diameter, can fit on a desktop.

It's 'Beam On' for first experiments at Daresbury Laboratory's CLARA
05 November 2018
It's 'Beam On' for first experiments at Daresbury Laboratory's CLARA

The first user experiment at Daresbury Laboratory’s CLARA accelerator could pave the way for future accelerators that are ten times smaller and up to a hundred times cheaper to build.

The Story of Dark Matter
31 October 2018
The Story of Dark Matter

What is dark matter and why are scientists so eager to find it?

Transforming business through technology at the Hartree Centre
23 October 2018
Transforming business through technology at the Hartree Centre

In the first four years of operation, the STFC Hartree Centre has been a hive of activity; working with a range of industry sectors to address their business challenges using emerging digital technologies.

The tale of two tunnels: bringing physics to life in Liverpool
12 October 2018
The tale of two tunnels: bringing physics to life in Liverpool

The University of Liverpool has launched a new project to connect residents to the world-class science taking place on their doorsteps, and to tell them more about their city’s work with particle accelerators.

Careers in Engineering
01 September 2018
Careers in Engineering

Engineering underpins so much of the ground-breaking science that happens at STFC and around the world. Not only do our engineers drive forward incredible technological breakthroughs, but at every stage of their career they are solving creative and rewarding challenges.

Neutrons: an unexpected engineering tool
06 August 2018
Neutrons: an unexpected engineering tool

What do you associate the word “engineering” with? Construction? Electronics? Maths? The list could go on and on, but in all likelihood it would be some time before you’d arrive at “neutrons”.

ISIS celebrates 10 years of TS2
02 August 2018
ISIS celebrates 10 years of TS2

On the 3 August 2018, STFC's ISIS Neutron and Muon Source celebrates a very special occasion – exactly ten years since the first neutrons were detected in the INTER beamline, the first instrument to be completed as part of the Second Target Station (TS2) project.

Engineering with #TeamScience
01 August 2018
Engineering with #TeamScience

Think science is just a boring school subject? Think again. There's a world beyond the classroom waiting to be explored, and science could be your ticket to a lifetime of adventure.

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