Picture of the Week
Discovering the physics and chemistry of the cosmos is different to carrying out experiments in the lab. In the lab, samples can be tested, experiments can be repeated, and if anything looks odd, you can always look from another angle to see if it's just a trick of perspective. For astronomers, none of this is possible: the only information they have is in the light that reaches their telescopes. More...
Professor Marshall Stoneham
23 February 2011
Professor Marshall Stoneham FRS, formally of the Department of Physics & Astronomy sadly passed away on 18 February 2011. Please see the link below to an informal obituary on the LCN website:
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