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16 April 2020
UK scientists contribute to a new understanding of matter and anti-matter
UK scientists contribute to a new understanding of matter and anti-matter

UK scientists have contributed to new research that puts further support behind the theory that neutrinos are the reason the universe is dominated by matter.

27 March 2020
STFC at STEM for BRITAIN
STFC at STEM for BRITAIN

The recent STEM for BRITAIN Awards held in UK Parliament featured a number of STFC-funded students, with work ranging from microscope cameras and Dark Matter data analysis to algorithms increasing x-ray image quality.

26 March 2020
The Harwell company on a mission to clean up Space
The Harwell company on a mission to clean up Space

From non-functioning satellites, to fragments as small as a millimetre, the European Space Agency says there’s more than 8,000 tonnes of debris in Space.

23 March 2020
In Space: 2 deployers and 6 ultra-miniaturized satellites
In Space: 2 deployers and 6 ultra-miniaturized satellites

Fast growing SME Alba Orbital, comes to the Higgs Centre for Innovation to test their ground-breaking space hardware.

13 March 2020
Daresbury technology helps beam physicists into unexplored territory at CERN
Daresbury technology helps beam physicists into unexplored territory at CERN

Technology developed at STFC’s Daresbury Laboratory has played an exciting role in an experiment at CERN to shed light on how heavy elements, such as gold, are formed in the universe.

2 March 2020
PIP-II gets final review approval
PIP-II gets final review approval

A major review of the $888 million Proton Improvement Plan II (PIP-II) at Fermilab, America, has been conducted – with Daresbury Laboratory receiving strong acknowledgement for its in-kind contributions to the international project.

24 February 2020
Higgs Centre for Innovation incubator company – Touchlab – qualify on $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE Competition
Higgs Centre for Innovation incubator company – Touchlab – qualify on $10M ANA Avatar XPRIZE Competition

The ANA Avatar XPRIZE Competition is a global competition, sponsored by All Nippon Airways (ANA). Over 4 years, it will challenge teams around the world to develop a remotely-controlled teleoperated Avatar system.

17 February 2020
Central American University visits the Higgs Centre for Innovation to test Guatemala's first ever CubeSat satellite
Central American University visits the Higgs Centre for Innovation to test Guatemala's first ever CubeSat satellite

The Higgs Centre for Innovation – a ground-breaking new business incubation hub, created by the Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC) in partnership with the University of Edinburgh has welcomed a university driving its country’s first ever space mission.

14 February 2020
Meet Jonathan Strachan, Senior Mechanical Engineer - He shares with us the MOONS vacuum vessel story
Meet Jonathan Strachan, Senior Mechanical Engineer - He shares with us the MOONS vacuum vessel story

“We think MOONS has the biggest vacuum vessel in astronomy. Do you know of a bigger one?” ask scientists and engineers at the Science and Technology Facilities Council’s (STFC’s) UK Astronomy Technology centre (UK ATC) in Edinburgh.

4 February 2020
STFC's Higgs Centre for Innovation welcomes Crover Ltd
STFC's Higgs Centre for Innovation welcomes Crover Ltd

The Higgs Centre for Innovation – a Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) business incubation hub – welcomes cutting-edge agri-tech start-up Crover Ltd, to the European Space Agency Business Incubation Centre UK (ESA BIC UK). We catch up with Founder and CEO Lorenzo Conti to find out more about the company and why he chose the ESA BIC UK at the Higgs

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