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08 October 2018
Neutron study could make plastic production more environmentally friendly
Neutron study could make plastic production more environmentally friendly

Research carried out at the UK’s neutron and muon beam research facility could help to make the process of making plastic more environmentally friendly.

05 October 2018
RAL Space technology is helping turn carbon dioxide into rock
RAL Space technology is helping turn carbon dioxide into rock

STFC RAL Space is contributing to a unique project that will advance the provision of cleaner and cost-effective geothermal energy across Europe and the World with reduced emissions of carbon and sulphur.

05 October 2018
Bringing the Sun to Swindon
Bringing the Sun to Swindon

Summer may be long gone, but an eminent solar physicist will be bringing the sun to Swindon later this month in a free public lecture.

04 October 2018
Children invited to join out-of-this-world art competition
Children invited to join out-of-this-world art competition

One of the UK’s leading space science facilities is launching a children’s art competition as part of World Space Week.

04 October 2018
Handheld scanner tests astronauts' muscle health
Handheld scanner tests astronauts' muscle health

STFC is helping to fund a project which is giving astronauts the chance to use a new handheld scanner to monitor their muscle wastage during space missions, and lessons learnt from this could offer new healthcare solutions back on Earth.

03 October 2018
Congratulations to laser trio for Nobel Prize for Physics
Congratulations to laser trio for Nobel Prize for Physics

Researchers at STFC’s Central Laser Facility have congratulated the three winners of this year’s Nobel Prize for Physics: Arthur Ashkin, Donna Strickland and Gérard Mourou.

30 September 2018
British winner of prestigious global science photography prize
British winner of prestigious global science photography prize

British photographer Simon Wright has won the 2018 Global Physics Photowalk competition with a stunning image from the STFC Boulby Underground Laboratory deep under North Yorkshire.

27 September 2018
UK and Singapore collaborate on £10m satellite project to develop next generation communications networks
UK and Singapore collaborate on £10m satellite project to develop next generation communications networks

The early demonstration of new quantum space technologies, through the latest collaboration between the UK and Singapore governments, could lead to more secure online activity for consumers in everything from financial transactions to online conversations.

27 September 2018
New UKRI system needs community input on Horizon 2020 grants
New UKRI system needs community input on Horizon 2020 grants

A new system is being rolled out today (27 September 2018) as a first step towards supporting the continuity of funding for UK organisations which have been awarded grants from the European Union’s flagship programme for science and innovation, Horizon 2020.

26 September 2018
Ireland joins the European Southern Observatory
Ireland joins the European Southern Observatory

UK astronomers have welcomed Ireland as a fellow member of the world's most productive astronomical observatory – the European Southern Observatory (ESO).

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