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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: 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.

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.

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.

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