An international Mars mission has successfully reached its latest milestone and now the on-board instrument that will measure ‘Marsquakes’, and which was built by a UK team including STFC RAL Space, has gained a protective shield.
UK researchers and industry will soon be able to process unprecedented amounts of data and harness powerful simulation capabilities, thanks to the arrival of a new Quantum Learning Machine at one of the UK’s leading high-performance computing research facilities.
One of the UK’s leading astrophysicists, who played an instrumental role in the historic detection of gravitational waves, received a knighthood today.
The latest design milestone has been completed for what will soon be the world’s largest and most sensitive radio telescope – the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) - with the international Signal and Data Transport (SaDT) engineering consortium concluding its work to design the complex system of networking that forms the backbone of the SKA.
New figures released today show that Harwell’s EnergyTec Cluster has grown 17 percent since its launch in May 2018 and now includes 35 industry, academic and public organisations working on the Campus, collectively employing over 900 people.
UK scientists are creating a smartphone app to help farmers tackle the pests that destroy their crops – and it could have a major impact on the way information about the natural world is gathered, stored and accessed worldwide.
UK scientists have launched a clinical investigation which could eventually help millions of osteoporosis sufferers by harnessing pioneering ‘nanokicking’ technology – using tiny vibrations to turn stem cells into healthy bone.
The world’s most sensitive science experiment may be about to get even better, with the UK allocating funds for new research and development work.
The United Kingdom government is investing nearly £10 million in a joint project with the United States to harness existing particle physics research techniques to remotely monitor nuclear reactors.
In the UK there are more than 4.5 million drivers over the age of 70, and, on average, 1 in 10 of them will have an accident during a year.
Last updated: 03 July 2019