The first results from an international radio telescope survey have been announced today, revealing hundreds of thousands of previously undetected galaxies – and UK scientists are ‘right at the heart of the project’.
An expert in planetary science is coming to Swindon later this month to give a free public lecture to schoolchildren and the public on the ice worlds that exist in the outer part of the Solar System.
A global network of gravitational wave observatories will be upgraded to almost double its sensitivity, the lead science funding agencies of the United Kingdom and United States announced today.
Carbon dating is the ‘gold standard’ technique applied by archaeologists worldwide to date objects made from organic materials from over the past 50,000 years.
Scientists, engineers and technicians at Daresbury Laboratory are playing a key role in building ground-breaking new technologies that will enable a major upgrade of the ALICE experiment, one of the four main detectors at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN.
Kenya could soon host the only research-class observatory in equatorial Africa, thanks to a collaboration between the nation and the UK.
Major research carried out by a UK university could lead to advancements in chemical manufacturing, miniaturisation and pharmaceuticals.
An international Mars mission has successfully reached its latest milestone and now the on-board instrument that will measure ‘Marsquakes’, and which was built by a UK team including STFC RAL Space, has gained a protective shield.
UK researchers and industry will soon be able to process unprecedented amounts of data and harness powerful simulation capabilities, thanks to the arrival of a new Quantum Learning Machine at one of the UK’s leading high-performance computing research facilities.
One of the UK’s leading astrophysicists, who played an instrumental role in the historic detection of gravitational waves, received a knighthood today.
Last updated: 06 October 2017