Four new gravitational wave detections announced today include the most massive and distant source ever observed.
A member of STFC has been elected to the executive board of the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC), a project aiming to make all data produced by publically-funded research available to everyone.
A mission to Mars, with a key on-board instrument built by a UK team, is due to touch down on the Red Planet today with the aim of studying the stability or otherwise of the planet’s surface.
One of the UK’s key international research facilities, the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), is celebrating its 30th anniversary today.
An internationally-renowned palaeontologist will be giving a free public lecture about the last days of the dinosaurs in Swindon next month as part of a series of science events organised by STFC.
The UK has officially become a shareholder of European XFEL GmbH, the company that builds and runs the world’s largest X-ray laser in Schenefeld near Hamburg.
UK Astronomers, along with colleagues from around the world, have discovered a planet in orbit around one of the closest stars to the Sun, Barnard’s star.
New technology will make it easier for people with diabetes to manage their glucose levels, without the use of a finger pricking device.
STFC mourns the loss of Professor James Stirling, one of the UK’s leading theoretical particle physicists and a member from 2009 to 2015 of STFC’s Council, our senior strategic advisory body.
Families in the Highlands caught sight of a meteor during this year’s first Star Stories stargazing session.
Last updated: 03 July 2019