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20 February 2014: Space eye with 34 telescopes will investigate one million stars

The European Space Agency has just approved the PLATO (Planetary Transits and Oscillations of Stars) mission, an ambitious project to learn the properties of Earth-like worlds orbiting nearby stars. The mission, which launches in 2024, will be developed by a consortium which includes UCL's Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL).  More...

20 February 2014: Astronomers find solar storms behave like supernovae

Researchers at UCL have studied the behaviour of the Sun's coronal mass ejections, explaining for the first time the details of how these huge eruptions behave as they fall back onto the Sun’s surface. In the process, they have discovered that coronal mass ejections have a surprising twin in the depths of space: the tendrils of gas in the Crab Nebula, which lie 6500 light-years away and are millions of times larger. More...

12 February 2014: Safer and more sustainable materials for manufacturing

A £10.3 million grant has been awarded to researchers today by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to find safer, more sustainable materials for manufacturing. More...

10 February 2014: UCL to host European hub for responsible research and innovation

UCL is to be the home of the UK’s National Hub for Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI), which will aim to bring together researchers, policymakers, industry and the public, as part of a €7m project funded by the European Commission. More...

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