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Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 04.12.2018
First 'piggyback' kit for monitoring space weather launched
First ’piggyback’ kit for monitoring space weather launched
Tiny sensors for measuring the Earth's space weather environment have launched today attached to a South Korean satellite.

Physics - Innovation / Technology - 26.11.2018
Oxford’s first overseas research centre for physical science and engineering opens in China
The Oxford-Suzhou Centre for Advanced Research, known as OSCAR, opened last week in Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) in eastern China.

Physics - Pharmacology - 21.11.2018
The Romeo and Juliet of particle physics comes to Lakeside
When Shakespeare and science collide - that's the essence of a new opera coming to Nottingham Lakeside Arts' Djanogly Theatre on University Park on Tuesday 27 November 2018.

Physics - 20.11.2018
James Stirling (1953 - 2018): tributes to a remarkable academic life
Scientists, students and friends have paid tribute to James Stirling, Imperial's first Provost, who died on 9 November.

Physics - 15.11.2018
Cardiff in bid to build mini atomic clock
A bid to create a high-performance miniature atomic clock that drives future technologies is being partnered by Cardiff University and the Compound Semiconductor Centre (CSC).

Physics - Innovation / Technology - 09.11.2018
Quantum ’compass’ could allow navigation without relying on satellites
The UK's first quantum accelerometer for navigation has been demonstrated by a team from Imperial College London and M Squared.

Physics - Innovation / Technology - 29.10.2018
Cambridge partners in new 1 billion European Quantum Flagship
Cambridge partners in new 1 billion European Quantum Flagship
The University of Cambridge is a partner in the 1 billion Quantum Flagship, an EU-funded initiative to develop quantum technologies across Europe.

Music - Physics - 17.10.2018
’How can we estimate the mass of the atmosphere?’ Oxford interview questions explained
The University of Oxford is today releasing a set of sample interview questions from tutors who conduct Oxford interviews.

Computer Science / Telecom - Physics - 27.09.2018
Industry partnership to create the world’s most accurate simulation of an aircraft jet engine
The project could lead to an aircraft jet engine simulation so accurate that it could enable new engine designs to be certified before they are physically built.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 24.09.2018
Solar Orbiter will be key in understanding solar activity
Solar Orbiter will be key in understanding solar activity
The European Space Agency's Solar Orbiter leaves the UK this week for testing in Germany, hosting state-of-the-art instruments on board designed by teams including UCL physicists.

Physics - 17.09.2018
New 50m physics building opened by Sir Tim Berners-Lee
The University of Oxford has marked the opening of the Beecroft Building, a new 8,950sqm building for experimental and theoretical physics.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 14.09.2018

Chemistry - Physics - 31.08.2018
’Molecular hopper’ created, small enough to move single DNA strands
Researchers from the University of Oxford have constructed a "molecular hopper", capable of moving single strands of DNA through a protein nanotube. The tiny hopper works by making and breaking in sequence simple chemical bonds that attach it to a nanoscale track. This can be turned on, off or reversed by a small electrical potential, which ultimately might make it suitable for use in nanopore DNA sequencing devices.

Physics - Event - 21.08.2018

Physics - 01.08.2018
The inside story of Melanie Windridge’s Everest ascent
Imperial's Dr Melanie Windridge takes on Everest in the name of science and adventure.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 13.07.2018
MeerKAT telescope unveiled in South Africa
Data gained from a giant telescope in South Africa will help to shape our understanding of the universe and how stars and galaxies are formed. MeerKAT consists of 64 interconnected dishes, each 13.5m in diameter, that together form a single radio telescope. MeerKAT is an impressive South African achievement, assisted by a cohort of international scientists, including researchers from Oxford University and the Africa Oxford Initiative.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 13.07.2018
MeerKAT telescope unveiled in South Africa
Data gained from a giant telescope in South Africa will help to shape our understanding of the universe and how stars and galaxies are formed.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 11.07.2018

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 11.07.2018
Three UCL academics recognised with prestigious physics prizes
Professor Jennifer Thomas, Dr Helen Czerski and Professor Hiranya Peiris have been awarded medals and prizes by the Institute of Physics (IOP) for their outstanding, sustained and distinguished contributions to physics.

Physics - Life Sciences - 04.07.2018
Swimming bacteria work together to go with the flow
Swimming bacteria work together to go with the flow
Swimming bacteria can reduce the viscosity of ordinary liquids like water and make them flow more easily, sometimes down to the point where the viscosity becomes zero: the flow is then frictionless.

Physics - Computer Science / Telecom - 02.07.2018

Physics - Health - 29.06.2018
Giant brain to light up Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition
A giant brain suspended from the ceiling is the centrepiece for the University of Nottingham's ‘Quantum sensing the brain' exhibit at the Royal Society's Summer Science Exhibition in London from the 2nd - 8th July.

Politics - Physics - 29.06.2018
Gut bugs and e-politics: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. It's been a busy week of news at Imperial, and it's not letting up quite yet.

Careers / Employment - Physics - 20.06.2018

Innovation / Technology - Physics - 13.06.2018
Cambridge launches UK's first quantum network
Cambridge launches UK’s first quantum network
The UK's first quantum network was launched today in Cambridge, enabling 'unhackable' communications, made secure by the laws of physics, between three sites around the city.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 11.06.2018

Physics - Chemistry - 24.05.2018
Polymer crystals hold key to record-breaking energy transport
Polymer crystals hold key to record-breaking energy transport
Scientists from the universities of Bristol and Cambridge have found a way to create polymeric semiconductor nanostructures that absorb light and transport its energy further than previously observed. This could pave the way for more flexible and more efficient solar cells and photodetectors. The researchers, whose work appears , say their findings could be a “game changer” by allowing the energy from sunlight absorbed in these materials to be captured and used more efficiently.

Physics - Chemistry - 24.05.2018
Plastic crystals hold key to record-breaking energy transport
Plastic crystals hold key to record-breaking energy transport
Scientists from the Universities of Cambridge and Bristol have found a way to create plastic semiconductor nanostructures that absorb light and transport its energy 20 times further than has been previously observed, paving the way for more flexible and more efficient solar cells and photodetectors.

Life Sciences - Physics - 17.05.2018
Nottingham shares 20 million investment in NMR equipment
University of Nottingham researchers, investigating the structure of biological molecules, new materials and processes, will be able to take advantage of new , precision NMR instrumentation that will

Physics - Health - 15.05.2018
UK’s first 1 GHz solid-state NMR Spectrometer funded at Warwick
The UK's first 1 GHz solid-state Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometer is on its way to the University of Warwick, thanks to 8 million from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 14.05.2018
"Super-cool" observatory to explore hidden universe
A space mission designed to solve fundamental questions about how galaxies and forming planetary systems grow and evolve will be considered by the European Space Agency (ESA).

Chemistry - Physics - 08.05.2018

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 02.05.2018

Computer Science / Telecom - Physics - 21.04.2018
New discipline accelerates shape-changing abilities for everyday objects
New discipline accelerates shape-changing abilities for everyday objects
The creation of a new discipline will bring shape-changing abilities much more quickly to objects such as our mobile phones according to research published by the University of Bristol today (21st April).

Physics - Innovation / Technology - 20.04.2018

Physics - Electroengineering - 16.04.2018
Some superconductors can also carry currents of 'spin'
Some superconductors can also carry currents of ’spin’
Researchers have shown that certain superconductors - materials that carry electrical current with zero resistance at very low temperatures - can also carry currents of 'spin'.

Physics - Chemistry - 16.04.2018
5.54m project set to stamp UK expertise on manufacturing innovation
An ambitious University of Glasgow-led research project which aims to develop new manufacturing techniques for advanced materials and devices has received more than 5m in funding support.
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