Scientists studying lunar rock collected during the NASA Apollo 17 Mission in 1972 have found new evidence that large portions of the moon’s crust were formed by massive impact events.
Scientists have found a pulsating ancient star, in a double star system, that will help improve our understanding of the way that stars like the sun evolve and die.
A team of scientists have found 28 out of 55 rice samples sold in the UK contained levels of arsenic that were higher than European Commission regulations allow for babies and children under five.
RAL Space’s SPICE instrument has successfully taken its first measurements of the Sun on board the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Solar Orbiter.
Construction work has begun ahead of schedule to build the highly specialist facility that will house the UK’s Vaccines Manufacturing and Innovation Centre (VMIC). VMIC, a not for profit organisation, will provide the first bespoke strategic vaccine development and manufacturing capability for the UK.
Ten talented researchers, who are in the early stages of their career and have clear leadership potential, have been awarded five-year fellowships to help them realise their research ambitions.
UK scientists have contributed to new research that puts further support behind the theory that neutrinos are the reason the universe is dominated by matter.
A design study for a ground-breaking new radio telescope, which will be the first of its kind to be powered sustainably – is about to get underway.
For the last 10 years, the world leading research facilities, expertise and business support at STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory have played a key role in the growth and success of early stage high tech businesses from across the North West and beyond.
Supercomputers at STFC’s Hartree Centre are part of a massive global project to speed up the search to find the best existing anti-viral drugs that are most effective for treating for COVID-19 – and anyone with a personal computer can help!
Last updated: 03 July 2019