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.
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.
A team of students from Oxfordshire have been hard at work designing a piece of equipment for a science facility that can test how electronics stand up to harmful cosmic ray particles.
New research undertaken by scientists using the UK's ISIS Neutron and Muon Source is improving our understanding of the highly unusual properties of ice and this knowledge will be of importance to any future study where ice coexists with other materials in nature, for example on icy moons such as Jupiter's Europa.
Scientists have used neutron techniques at the UK's ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to non-invasively investigate the contents of two containers from the tomb of a married couple who walked the streets of ancient Egypt in 1400BC.
Latest STFC Impact report demonstrates the contribution science innovation makes to the UK economy and society.
STFC and EPSRC have launched a joint funding call with Cancer Research UK that aims to drive forward earlier detection of cancer.
A trio of students from the University of Glasgow funded by STFC have developed a sophisticated artificial intelligence which could underpin the next phase of gravitational wave astronomy.
The UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship scheme (FLF), aims to develop, retain, attract and sustain research and innovation talent in the UK.
A new, UK-built camera which can take over 1,000 images per second and will revolutionise our understanding of stars and black holes has now been fitted to the world's largest optical telescope.
Last updated: 03 July 2019