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07 August 2019
Summer at CERN for STFC apprentices
Summer at CERN for STFC apprentices

Four STFC apprentices are having a unique summer experience, as they spend seven weeks working and learning at CERN.

01 August 2019
Cavity testing results show promising start
Cavity testing results show promising start

In a project managed through Daresbury Laboratory, high beta cavities destined for the European Spallation Source (ESS) have started to be tested, with very positive results. 

31 July 2019
Undergrad student supports ground-breaking work to create galaxies that blind and visually impaired people can 'see'
Undergrad student supports ground-breaking work to create galaxies that blind and visually impaired people can 'see'

Angus has just finished his 4th year of an Integrated Masters in Astrophysics at the University of Edinburgh. 

31 July 2019
Award-winning people-powered research looks for 'Baby Higgs'
Award-winning people-powered research looks for 'Baby Higgs'

Some 37,000 citizen scientists in more than 170 countries (including school students from the UK) have proved that people-powered research can beat computer algorithms, and win an award!

31 July 2019
Three ways lasers are helping cancer research
Three ways lasers are helping cancer research

Did you know that lasers are being used in cancer research and helping to find a possible cure?

31 July 2019
Seeing through cosmic dust
Seeing through cosmic dust

For the first time, astronomers will be able to ‘see through’ cosmic dust and study in ‘never-been-seen-before’ detail the innermost regions of our Milky Way. 

29 July 2019
Undergraduate students visit STFC's UK Astronomy Technology Centre in Edinburgh this summer
Undergraduate students visit STFC's UK Astronomy Technology Centre in Edinburgh this summer

Find out about their ground-breaking work to find targets for the world’s largest telescope in space

25 July 2019
Age and background are no barrier to a career in the supercomputing world
Age and background are no barrier to a career in the supercomputing world

STFC’s Hartree Centre is an exciting world of supercomputing-powered projects that can have a significant positive impact on our lives, the economy and the world we live in.

24 July 2019
The future is bright for Glow New Media
The future is bright for Glow New Media

Glow New Media, a Liverpool-based digital specialist company, has announced that it has won a coveted place on a government procurement framework, that will enable it to contract more with NHS partners.

24 July 2019
Apollo@50: Moon Memories
Apollo@50: Moon Memories

The Apollo 11 mission to the Moon was a global, collective experience. It’s estimated that around a fifth of the world’s population watched Neil Armstrong set foot on the Moon on TV on July 20, 1969.

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