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15 May 2020
Study of 4.3 billion-year-old lunar rock overturns theory on formation of the Moon's crust
Study of 4.3 billion-year-old lunar rock overturns theory on formation of the Moon's crust

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.

11 May 2020
Scientists improve our understanding of the way that stars evolve
Scientists improve our understanding of the way that stars evolve

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.

07 May 2020
Study finds half of UK rice breaches limits on arsenic for children
Study finds half of UK rice breaches limits on arsenic for children

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.

27 April 2020
SPICE receives "First Light"
SPICE receives "First Light"

RAL Space’s SPICE instrument has successfully taken its first measurements of the Sun on board the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Solar Orbiter.

23 April 2020
UK's Vaccines Manufacturing and Innovation Centre Fast Tracked at Harwell
UK's Vaccines Manufacturing and Innovation Centre Fast Tracked at Harwell

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.

23 April 2020
Promising, early career researchers awarded fellowships
Promising, early career researchers awarded fellowships

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.

16 April 2020
UK scientists contribute to a new understanding of matter and anti-matter
UK scientists contribute to a new understanding of matter and anti-matter

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.

15 April 2020
New sustainable telescope to take the 'molecular fingerprint' of galaxies
New sustainable telescope to take the 'molecular fingerprint' of galaxies

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.

15 April 2020
Celebrating 10 years of supporting start-up businesses at Daresbury Laboratory
Celebrating 10 years of supporting start-up businesses at Daresbury Laboratory

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.

14 April 2020
STFC's Hartree Centre speeds up the search for the most effective Coronavirus treatment – and how you can help!
STFC's Hartree Centre speeds up the search for the most effective Coronavirus treatment – and how you can help!

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

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