The thriving Harwell Space Cluster welcomed 32 of its members and over 300 visitors to the Space Cluster Showcase at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.
Students from our local high schools joined us at Daresbury Laboratory last week for an inspirational day of real engineering.
Cheshire primary school pupils gathered at Daresbury Laboratory for the annual Epic Steps Conference for Children – including a Dragon’s Den style session where they grilled a business owner about their product.
Last year, STFC and Teledyne e2v, formed a strategic relationship designed to advance the world’s next generation of particle accelerator technologies and bring exciting new opportunities for UK industry.
Daresbury Laboratory has recently shipped the first beam transport module to the European Spallation Source (ESS) in Sweden – one of 74 modules which will be assembled and tested at the site over the next two years.
Last week, Daresbury Laboratory’s Alan Cross, the ESA Business Applications Ambassador for the North West and North Wales, hosted and chaired an event to help businesses from across the region understand Space and how it can help them grow.
Art and science might not seem like natural bedfellows but there have been several initiatives in recent years to merge science communication with creative endeavours.
Exceptional science comes about in the same way as music, muses Dr Paul Donaldson: the best stuff happens when you’re jamming.
Cryogenics technology is an important part of the science being done at STFC and it partly relies on a scarce resource: helium.
It’s the International Year of the Periodic Table and staff member, Ron Smith and user, Jan Skakle from ISIS Neutron and Muon Source are part of a wider big knitting project – creating a periodic table blanket!
Last updated: 01 November 2018