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Mathematical & Physical Sciences

The Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences encompasses the logical, experimental and mathematical study of our Universe. The Faculty is an internationally renowned centre for both theoretical and applied research and a centre of educational excellence.

Front-line research feeds directly into our teaching programmes, and our students benefit from access to first-class laboratory facilities.

News from UCL Mathematical & Physical Sciences

Zap! Spacecraft discovers Saturn's moon Hyperion is charged

The Cassini spacecraft received the equivalent of a 200 volt electric shock from the electrostatically charged surface of Saturn’s moon Hyperion, confirming that objects in the outer Solar System can have charged surfaces, according to UCL research.

Published: Oct 16, 2014 4:46:57 PM

NASA head visits UCL Academy

In a visit arranged by UCL Mullard Space Science lab, the head of NASA, Charles Bolden, visited UCL Academy today.

Published: Oct 9, 2014 4:35:49 PM

UCL researcher wins Aminoff Prize

Professor Ian Robinson of the LCN has been awarded the 2015 Gregori Aminoff Prize in Crystallography.

Published: Sep 16, 2014 9:43:18 AM

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Natural Sciences

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The faculty's flagship degree programme, Natural Sciences, combines courses from across the mathematical, physical and life sciences into a single, innovative cross-disciplinary degree.

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Mathematics

The faculty offers a broad range of single-subject science degrees at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Our subject areas are:

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  • Space and Climate Physics
  • Statistical Science

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