The Board of UK Research and Innovation has confirmed the appointment of STFC's new Council – the senior strategic advisory body of the organisation.
ARIEL, a mission to answer fundamental questions about how planetary systems form and evolve, has been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) as its next medium-class science mission, due for launch in 2026.
The Swedish Minister for Higher Education and Research has seen for herself the contribution the UK is making to the European Spallation Source (ESS), a next generation science facility being built in Lund that will become the world’s largest microscope.
The UK has today become the latest member state of the European XFEL, the international research facility that is home to the world’s largest X-ray laser.
A Broadband Radiometer instrument, designed and built in the UK by scientists from STFC's RAL Space, with the aim of improving our understanding of the Earth's climate, has been delivered to the European Space Agency's EarthCARE satellite mission team in Germany.
Professor Stephen Hawking, whose work helped break new ground in our understanding of the basic laws that govern the universe, including the revelation that black holes have a temperature and produce radiation, now known as Hawking radiation, has passed away at the age of 76.
Major science laboratories from around the world today announced a Global Physics Photowalk competition, open to amateur and professional photographers.
The mystery of why comets travelling through Space give off X-ray emissions has been solved thanks to new research undertaken by a team that included science staff from STFC's Central Laser Facility (CLF) and RAL Space.
A major upgrade is being made to double the storage available in the UK's leading environmental science supercomputer.
Last updated: 06 October 2017