Picture of the Week
The picture represents a "finite energy foliation" of the 3-dimensional manifold S1 x S2 with its standard contact structure. Finite energy foliations are ways of filling 3-dimensional space with smooth surfaces that are solutions to a differential equation arising in string theory. More...
UCL-led exoplanet satellite wins approval
7 March 2011
The European Space Agency has selected the Exoplanet Characterisation Observatory (EChO) as one of its top missions for further study. EChO is led by Giovanna Tinetti (UCL Physics and Astronomy) and is supported by over 150 of Europe's top astronomers.
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