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07 August 2019
UK astronomy team reveal quasars' true colours
UK astronomy team reveal quasars' true colours

Astronomers have identified a rare moment in the life of some of the universe’s most energetic objects.

06 August 2019
UK scientists contribute to final assembly of next-generation dark matter detector
UK scientists contribute to final assembly of next-generation dark matter detector

The key component of the UK supported LUX-ZEPLIN experiment is ready to be sealed and lowered nearly 1.5 km underground, where it will search for dark matter.

06 August 2019
£67Million Cutting-Edge Vaccines Centre to be located at Harwell Campus
£67Million Cutting-Edge Vaccines Centre to be located at Harwell Campus

Announced today, the UK’s first dedicated Vaccines Manufacturing Innovation Centre (VMIC) will be located at Harwell Campus. 

05 August 2019
Collaborating with CHARM – a new UK astronomy instrument is set for Mexico
Collaborating with CHARM – a new UK astronomy instrument is set for Mexico

A new instrument to help astronomers understand how stars are born is bound for the Large Millimetre Telescope (LMT) in Mexico.

05 August 2019
UK students go off-road in Mars Rover Challenge at RAL Space
UK students go off-road in Mars Rover Challenge at RAL Space

More than 60 engineering students from across the UK competed in the final stage of the third Olympus Rover Competition at STFC’s RAL Space in Oxfordshire on Sunday 28th July.

26 July 2019
UK plays host to world's biggest nuclear physics conference
UK plays host to world's biggest nuclear physics conference

Renowned nuclear physicists from across the globe will be meeting in the UK this week to showcase the latest research in the field.

19 July 2019
First-ever mining kits for space rocks being tested by astronauts
First-ever mining kits for space rocks being tested by astronauts

Astronauts will soon be testing the first-ever space mining devices, a ground-breaking new technique that could help us understand more than ever before about minerals and metals in space.

10 July 2019
UK World Heritage Site officially becomes home to the HQ of the Earth's biggest ever radio telescope
UK World Heritage Site officially becomes home to the HQ of the Earth's biggest ever radio telescope

Jodrell Bank in the UK has today officially become the home of the new international organisation behind what will soon be the World’s biggest ever radio telescope – the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). 

08 July 2019
Supercomputer shows "Chameleon Theory" could change how we think about gravity
Supercomputer shows "Chameleon Theory" could change how we think about gravity

Supercomputer simulations of galaxies have shown that Einstein’s theory of General Relativity might not be the only way to explain how gravity works or how galaxies form.

03 July 2019
UK student scientists discover rare evolved star
UK student scientists discover rare evolved star

A group of UK students have discovered a rare evolved star, with support and funding from STFC, as part of a project to identify targets for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope.

Last updated: 03 July 2019

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