On 16 July 1969, the 363-feet tall Saturn V rocket launched on the Apollo 11 mission from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida.
A team of scientists working at ISIS Neutron and Muon Source (ISIS) are helping to make science fiction a reality by studying how a humble pigment present in humans and most living things, melanin, could be the key to implanting and integrating electronic devices into the human body.
A project led by STFC’s Central Laser Facility (CLF) is exploring the possibility of tapping the power of the Sun by creating a ‘star in a lab’.
Space tech start-up B2Space is celebrating a major milestone in its development with the successful test launch of its space research balloon from Unst in Shetland.
A group of school students were challenged to interpret some of the biggest questions about the Universe during a creative collaboration, partly funded by Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC).
Engineering apprentices due to start their training at Daresbury Laboratory in September have been given an early insight into what to expect when they join the team.
Tactile Collider, a fully immersive accelerator workshop which engages blind and partially sighted learners, has taken the outreach award at the European Physical Society High Energy Particle Physics Prize Division (EPS HEP).
An apprentice at Daresbury Laboratory has used the skills and insight gained in her training to secure a permanent role with STFC while still in her apprenticeship period.
A team from STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory spent a day in Liverpool inspiring thousands of young people to discover the wealth of STEM career options open to them here in the North West.
STFC celebrated our diverse community with a special event combining talks with rainbow cake and a fascinating stand provided by the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory library looking at the history of LGBTQ+ issues in science.
Last updated: 01 November 2018