With nearly 20% of the world’s population, but less than 10% of its farmland, China faces enormous challenges to feed its growing population, reduce the environmental footprint of its agricultural sector and meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
NASA’s Mars Insight lander is set to touch down on Mars in a mission study the heart of the Red Planet and be the first to measure ‘Marsquakes’.
It’s not every day a student gets to judge a scientist, but that’s exactly what happened when STFC scientists took part in this year’s ‘I’m a Scientist – Get me out of here!’ competition.
A team from Portugal have used ISIS Neutron and Muon Source to analyse bone that has been treated for use in medical grafts in the hope it will lead to more effective and safer bone implants in the future.
Researchers at the University of Bristol are using neutrons to investigate the properties of chemicals used in fire-fighting foams in a bid to make them more efficient and environmentally friendly.
Some may think science is only for the super smart, but in reality, science impacts everyone, everywhere. World Science Day for Peace and Development aims to highlight the importance of science in our daily lives.
It seems difficult to understand why, but what we see around us makes up just 5% of the Universe. The other 95% is a mystery, and Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) created a global discussion about how we can solve it!
Experts at STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory are helping CERN’s upgrade at the LHC by providing ‘crab cavities’.
The Central Laser Facility (CLF) recently welcomed four engineers from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) in Mumbai for a knowledge exchange visit.
Super structures designed at Daresbury Laboratory and fabricated near John O’Groats have been successfully installed at the European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden.
Last updated: 01 November 2018