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UCL’s first satellite ‘UCLSat’ launched

UCLSat, a satellite designed and built by UCL engineers and scientists, has been launched today from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in India as part of an international mission called QB50.

Published: Jun 23, 2017 7:22:46 AM

UCL Physics Hackathon

The Hackathon is an annual event organised by UCL Physics and Astronomy. This year’s event was held during the 5-6 June and pitted the skills of nearly 40 PhD students from the departments of Physics and Astronomy, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Published: Jun 9, 2017 12:02:34 PM

How RNA formed at the origins of life

A single process for how a group of molecules called nucleotides were made on the early Earth, before life began, has been suggested by a UCL-led team of researchers.

Published: May 19, 2017 11:01:41 AM

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UCL-Industry Energy Storage Networking Event 2017

The aim of this half day meeting is to showcase the latest development and capabilities of UCL researchers and UK companies in Energy storage to enable future team building in response to wholesale changes in the energy storage research and commerce that are happening in the UK.

Starts: Jun 27, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Potential Realities

Glass Artist Jenny Walsh and Mixed Media Artist Andy Charalambous explore creative opportunities and unexpected perspectives found at the intersection of art and science. ‘Potential Realities’ explores possible excitations within neuroscience, physics and astronomy.

Starts: Jul 3, 2017 10:00:00 AM