Picture of the Week
Friday saw the publication of an important new discovery. Scientists at UCL made the first ever detection of a noble gas molecule in space, finding argon hydride within the tendrils of gas that form the Crab Nebula.
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17 December 2013: ESA’s Billion Star Surveyor: UCL’s contribution
On Thursday 19 December at 09:12 GMT, a satellite designed to unlock the secrets of the birth and evolution of the Milky Way Galaxy will be launched by the European Space Agency. More...
13 December 2013: Research Images as Art/Art Images as Research: winners announced
A striking image showing the spiral structure of heart muscle fibres in minute detail is the overall winner of this year’s Research Images as Art/Art Images as Research competition, run by the UCL Graduate School. More...
13 December 2013: Astronomers discover first noble gas molecules in space
Noble gas molecules have been detected in space for the first time in the Crab Nebula, a supernova remnant, by astronomers at UCL. More...
28 November 2013: GREAT3 challenges researchers to find new methods for measuring weak gravitational lensing
Think you can figure out a way to unlock one of the biggest secrets of the universe? The recently launched third Gravitational Lensing Accuracy Testing challenge (GREAT3) is giving researchers the opportunity to do just that. More...
18 November 2013: UCL top in research council income
UCL researchers and those who support their grant applications to research councils are to be congratulated, writes Professor David Price, UCL Vice-Provost (Research). More...
30 October 2013: First results from world’s most sensitive dark matter detector
29 October 2013: Striking research images sought for UCL competition
28 October 2013: New material for quantum computing discovered out of the blue
11 October 2013: Iron in the Earth’s core weakens before melting
11 October 2013: ExoMars Rover uses PanCam to explore Atacama Desert
8 October 2013: Peter Higgs & François Englert win Nobel Prize for Physics
9 September 2013: Another Way of Seeing: contemporary art responds to astronomy
6 September 2013: Reflecting on Earth's albedo
3 September 2013: UK scientists begin 5 year quest to solve cosmic detective puzzle
19 August 2013: Festival of the Planets comes to London
15 August 2013: David Willetts visits UCL Mullard Space Science Laboratory
2 August 2013: Government commits to Proton Beam Therapy at UCLH
11 July 2013: Solar tsunami used to measure Sun’s magnetic field
9 May 2013: UCL awarded record number of ESRC studentships
30 April 2013: Herschel Space Observatory loses its cool
22 April 2013: TEDxCERN simulcast at UCL
19 April 2013: Sounds of UCL: competition winners and panoramas
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