The UK has today become the latest member state of the European XFEL, the international research facility that is home to the world’s largest X-ray laser.
A Broadband Radiometer instrument, designed and built in the UK by scientists from STFC's RAL Space, with the aim of improving our understanding of the Earth's climate, has been delivered to the European Space Agency's EarthCARE satellite mission team in Germany.
Professor Stephen Hawking, whose work helped break new ground in our understanding of the basic laws that govern the universe, including the revelation that black holes have a temperature and produce radiation, now known as Hawking radiation, has passed away at the age of 76.
Major science laboratories from around the world today announced a Global Physics Photowalk competition, open to amateur and professional photographers.
The mystery of why comets travelling through Space give off X-ray emissions has been solved thanks to new research undertaken by a team that included science staff from STFC's Central Laser Facility (CLF) and RAL Space.
A major upgrade is being made to double the storage available in the UK's leading environmental science supercomputer.
The UK government has (5 March 2018) issued a document to clarify the UK’s eligibility to participate in Horizon 2020, the EU's flagship programme for science and innovation.
A team of UK scientists have used STFC's ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to investigate the origins of six medieval helmets, one of which belonged to the Black Prince of England, without needing to take a physical sample from the metal.
UK scientists are poised to test a new technology that could bring the gamma-ray laser out of science fiction and into reality.