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24 July 2019
Apollo@50: Celebrating 50 years since man reached the Moon
Apollo@50: Celebrating 50 years since man reached the Moon

On 16 July 1969, the 363-feet tall Saturn V rocket launched on the Apollo 11 mission from the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida.

23 July 2019
How a pigment might hold the key to cybernetic implants in humans
How a pigment might hold the key to cybernetic implants in humans

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.

22 July 2019
Shock and awe: Unlocking the power of the Sun
Shock and awe: Unlocking the power of the Sun

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’.

22 July 2019
One large step for B2Space is good news for small businesses
One large step for B2Space is good news for small businesses

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.

19 July 2019
Children's cosmic imaginings brought to life
Children's cosmic imaginings brought to life

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).

19 July 2019
Future apprentices get taste of lab life
Future apprentices get taste of lab life

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.

17 July 2019
Accessible accelerator wins outreach prize
Accessible accelerator wins outreach prize

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).

15 July 2019
You're hired! Apprentice accelerates career at Daresbury
You're hired! Apprentice accelerates career at Daresbury

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. 

08 July 2019
Science fair goes with a 'Big Bang'!
Science fair goes with a 'Big Bang'!

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. 

08 July 2019
STFC takes pride in its diverse community
STFC takes pride in its diverse community

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.

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