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Stars formed only 250 million years after the Big Bang

Stars in a galaxy 13.28 billion light years away formed only 250 million years after the Big Bang, finds a team of international astronomers led by groups at UCL and Osaka Sangyo University in Japan.

Published: May 16, 2018 6:22:40 PM

Gaia's 3D census of over one billion stars in our Milky Way

The positions and distances of over one billion stars in our Milky Way Galaxy have been released by the European Space Agency Gaia mission involving UCL researchers, creating the first 3D census of our home galaxy and opening a new window on the Universe.

Published: Apr 25, 2018 11:11:19 AM

Kathleen Lonsdale Building Re-opened by Sir David Attenborough

UCL’s Kathleen Lonsdale Building, home to UCL Earth Sciences and groups from Chemistry, Astrophysics, and Mathematics, was re-opened by Sir David Attenborough on Tuesday 17 April following a £27.5 million refurbishment. 

Published: Apr 19, 2018 1:58:00 PM

Events

Atomic and Molecular Physics Summer School

World leading female professors will visit UCL on July 5th 2018 to address undergradute students about the amazing research taking place in the field of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, particularly laser-matter interactions and ultra-fast phenomena.

Starts: Jul 5, 2018 9:00:00 AM