Field trials of a UK built Mars rover took place in the Tabernas Desert in Spain last week. The rover was remote controlled by a team a thousand miles away at the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC) RAL Space in Oxfordshire.
A team of STFC scientists will soon be using cutting edge computer simulations to see if Oxfordshire’s transport and healthcare infrastructures could run more efficiently.
Working with high performance computing experts is boosting sales income and international competitiveness for British companies, a new study has found.
Scientists across the UK are celebrating after the successful launch of a spacecraft bound for Mercury.
This Halloween, get ready to visit the dark side – but there is no need to be afraid, as it is actually a global celebration of science.
Congratulations to STFC’s Dr Jacqui Cole on becoming a Royal Academy of Engineering Senior Research Fellow following her incredible work that addresses some of the biggest challenges facing the engineering industry.
According to the movie Alien, ‘in space, no-one can hear you scream’. This helped to perpetuate the popular opinion that there is no sound in space, just a noiseless vacuum.
A new instrument is set to transform how astronomers look at exploding stars, dangerous asteroids and the sources of gravitational waves.
Today is World Food Day, a global action day celebrated every year on the 16th October. On this day, the world comes together to declare its commitment to end world hunger and to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all.
A new training centre in Oxfordshire will equip up to 350 apprentices a year with badly-needed technical skills for the local economy.
Last updated: 06 October 2017