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10 March 2020
New earth observation product will 'see through' clouds
New earth observation product will 'see through' clouds

A new high-tech earth observation database that will create detailed images of the Earth’s surface, uninterrupted by cloud cover, is soon to be commercialised by the University of Hertfordshire.

06 March 2020
First-ever Stephen Hawking Fellows announced
First-ever Stephen Hawking Fellows announced

The first nine Stephen Hawking Fellows, supported by UKRI through the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), have been announced today.

06 March 2020
Two stars merged to form massive white dwarf
Two stars merged to form massive white dwarf

UK astronomers have contributed to new research that has identified for the first time ever a merged white dwarf star.

03 March 2020
Exploring other planets by going deep below the Earth's surface
Exploring other planets by going deep below the Earth's surface
28 February 2020
Scientists a step closer to revealing the mysteries of matter
Scientists a step closer to revealing the mysteries of matter

Scientists have measured a property of the fundamental particle the neutron more precisely than ever before, thanks to technology originally developed at the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) Rutherford Appleton Laboratory with the University of Sussex.

28 February 2020
UK life sciences research facility reaches its highest point
UK life sciences research facility reaches its highest point

The latest major milestone in the development of the UK’s life sciences Rosalind Franklin Institute Hub research facility has been marked by the “topping out” of its building.

27 February 2020
The Global Gravitational Wave Network is growing
The Global Gravitational Wave Network is growing

The world's third specialist observatory designed to detect gravitational waves is being constructed in India.

21 February 2020
Supercomputer services to drive scientific breakthroughs
Supercomputer services to drive scientific breakthroughs

Cutting-edge supercomputing services announced today will boost the UK’s ability to make scientific breakthroughs, such as designing better batteries and improving drug design.

20 February 2020
Harwell awarded 'Life Sciences Opportunity Zone' Status
Harwell awarded 'Life Sciences Opportunity Zone' Status

Harwell Science and Innovation campus has been awarded a Life Sciences Opportunity zone for a 10-year period, the UK government has announced.

19 February 2020
Quantum Tech programme to explore unanswered questions of our Universe
Quantum Tech programme to explore unanswered questions of our Universe

A new £40 million research programme will bring together physicists and quantum technologists to explore some of the greatest unanswered questions of our Universe.

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