Alexander Andersson is working on the instrument for what will be the world’s largest optical telescope. Find out about his ground-breaking work at STFC’s UK Astronomy Technology Centre in Edinburgh…
Meet Lee! He started his career as a mechanical engineering apprentice, and now he’s the lead mechanical technician on the ERIS-NIX imager.
A new Vertical Test Facility (VTF) has been commissioned at Daresbury Laboratory – the result of extensive work by a multidisciplinary team over a number of years.
As part of a variety of events run by STFC to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.
Presenter Chris Lintott will delve into the extrasolar Universe to teach us about exoplanets.
Scientists working at STFC’s Central Laser Facility (CLF) have found that the cell walls of plants play a more important role in regulating plant proteins than previously thought and this new research has the potential to lead to more disease resistant crops.
Peening may be one of the most important engineering processes you’ve probably never heard of. Peened metals are a crucial part of the aerospace industry – allowing the development of lighter and stronger metals.
A record-breaking 208 students have been welcomed this summer to undertake exciting work experience placements with STFC across our world-leading facilities in Cheshire, Oxfordshire and Edinburgh.
Textiles from the tomb of a royal architect of ancient Egypt could tell us how ink technology developed, from marking fabric to writing text on papyrus and parchment later on.
Deep beneath our feet lies a hidden world where water is transformed into a superheated fluid that strips the very living rock of its chemicals and minerals.
Last updated: 01 November 2018