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The 2017 World Space Week is here, and for the next few days the world will be celebrating the wonders of Space.
The largest, most powerful laser in existence, with a brilliance that is a billion times higher than any other conventional X-ray radiation source, is about to open up completely new research opportunities for researchers the world over.
Looking up at the sky on a pleasant summer's day, one might be forgiven for imagining that the sun is a serene object, freckled only with the occasional sunspot. But whilst this sphere of hot plasma provides stable conditions for life to thrive on Earth, the sun itself is anything but serene.
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Marie Curie changed science forever. Her research was instrumental in the development of X-rays, and her legacy reverberates throughout modern science.
The only British woman ever to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry and the only woman to receive the Copley medal, Dorothy Hodgkin surpassed many expectations of what a 'housewife' should do in the 1900s.
Last updated: 18 February 2016