An international team of astronomers, led by the UK, have looked back to a time soon after the Big Bang and have witnessed in never-before-seen detail some of the earliest galaxies to have formed in the Universe.
Research priorities for the future of astroparticle physics, the emerging field which is achieving exciting results such as the landmark detection of gravitational waves, have been announced today at a European research community summit.
An international team of astronomers, including many from the UK, has revealed an 'astonishing' overabundance of massive stars in a neighbouring galaxy.
The Science and Technology Facilities Council congratulates our colleagues STFC Board member Professor Karen Holford and STFC Chief Executive Dr Brian Bowsher on being honoured in the New Year Honours List 2018.
The Chief Executive of STFC, Dr Brian Bowsher, has been made an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the New Year's Honours' list for his contribution to national and international metrology.
500 drivers over the age of 65 are needed from across the North West to take part in a new voluntary research project designed to help elderly drivers stay on the road safely for longer.
UK teenagers have created an interactive museum of one of the world's most famous science experiments – the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider – in the virtual land of Minecraft.
STFC congratulates Professors Kip Thorne, Barry Barish and Rainer Weiss on receiving their 2017 Nobel Prize Medal and diploma for Physics in Stockholm from His Majesty the King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
Leading figures from the UK space industry gathered in Oxfordshire today to discuss the latest advances in space science and Earth observation, learn about some of the industry's key technology challenges and to hear of the latest major announcements from the UK Space Agency and the Satellite Applications Catapult.
A new approach to children's stay in hospital has been launched that will revolutionise patient care at Alder Hey Children's hospital in Liverpool partly thanks to expert support from STFC's Hartree Centre.