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The Kathleen Lonsdale Building (KLB), which house many of the departments within the Mathematical and Physical Science Faculty at University College London (UCL), is now home to a state-of-the-art Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) laboratory.
Published: Dec 1, 2016 8:50:29 AM
By studying the light emitted from an extraordinarily dense and strongly magnetised neutron star using ESO’s Very Large Telescope, astronomers may have found the first observational indications of a strange quantum effect, first predicted in the 1930s. The polarisation of the observed light suggests that the empty space around the neutron star is subject to a quantum effect known as vacuum birefringence.
Published: Nov 30, 2016 11:42:52 AM
In September, Professor Nikolaos Konstantinidis, Vice-Dean (International) for the UCL Mathematical & Physical Sciences Faculty, headed a visit to China to meet some of the top academic institutions.
Published: Nov 29, 2016 11:38:07 AM
Two-dimensional (2D) nanomaterials have been made by dissolving layered materials in liquids, according to new UCL-led research. The liquids can be used to apply the 2D nanomaterials over large areas and at low costs, enabling a variety of important future applications.
Published: Nov 21, 2016 5:48:14 PM
UCL students work with global counterparts to create innovative responses to the Sustainable Development Goals
A group of UCL students have been involved in an international collaboration to produce real world solutions to some of the challenges encompassed by the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Published: Nov 16, 2016 11:50:05 AM