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25 May 2018
New Higgs Centre for Innovation opens as unique home for Space-based start-ups
New Higgs Centre for Innovation opens as unique home for Space-based start-ups

A new innovation centre opened in Edinburgh today offering start-up companies direct access to world leading scientists, engineers and big data experts, as part of UK Government efforts to help boost productivity and innovation.

15 May 2018
Global scientists come together to make better use of Earth Observation data
Global scientists come together to make better use of Earth Observation data

Hundreds of data scientists from across the world are gathering at the UK Space Cluster in Harwell, Oxfordshire this week to contribute to an international conference focussed on addressing the opportunities in understanding vast datasets.

09 May 2018
STFC a partner in the new Harwell EnergyTec Cluster
STFC a partner in the new Harwell EnergyTec Cluster

The Harwell EnergyTec Cluster has been formally launched uniting STFC alongside 29 other academic, public and private organisations all working to find solutions to the energy challenges laid out in the UK's Industrial Strategy as well as addressing the world's energy problems.

09 May 2018
Eminent STFC supported scientists honoured by the Royal Society
Eminent STFC supported scientists honoured by the Royal Society

A number of eminent scientists from the STFC research community have today been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society for their exceptional contributions to science.

08 May 2018
STFC's Daresbury Lab to test next generation of cancer treatment
STFC's Daresbury Lab to test next generation of cancer treatment

Technology at the heart of the Large Hadron Collider is being developed in the North West to treat cancer. A new proton therapy assembly and test facility will be built at the STFC Daresbury Laboratory in a collaboration with British firm Advanced Oncotherapy.

05 May 2018
Earthquakes on Mars
Earthquakes on Mars

A new mission to Mars, involving a team from the UK that includes STFC RAL Space, has gone in to space with the aim of being the first to study the heart of the Red Planet and measure 'Marsquakes' from its surface.

30 April 2018
£3.5 million for STFC spin out using space technology to monitor the environment
£3.5 million for STFC spin out using space technology to monitor the environment

STFC spin-out MIRICO has secured a £3.5 Million investment to support its technology for the instant, high precision measurement of greenhouse gases and pollutants in the environment.

26 April 2018
What do Uranus's cloud tops have in common with rotten eggs?
What do Uranus's cloud tops have in common with rotten eggs?

One of the planet Uranus's secrets, the composition of its clouds, has finally been uncovered by a team of UK researchers.

25 April 2018
UK supported climate satellite successfully launched in to Earth orbit
UK supported climate satellite successfully launched in to Earth orbit

UK scientists are celebrating the successful launch of the newest Earth monitoring satellite in Europe's Copernicus programme, Sentinel-3B, from the Russian Plesetsk Cosmodrome on a Rockot at 17:57 GMT on Wednesday.

25 April 2018
UK astronomers contribute to 3D map of a billion stars
UK astronomers contribute to 3D map of a billion stars

British astronomers working on the international space mission Gaia have contributed to a revolution in our understanding of the Milky Way with the release today of a new 3-D map of over one billion stars in our Galaxy.

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