MSSL-UCL Astrophysics Group

Welcome to the University College London (UCL) MSSL astrophysics group web-site. In synergy with MSSL's involvement in space science missions, members of the astrophysics group actively work on a wide range of astronomy and astrophysics. Please also visit our MSSL Astrophysics Blog.


  • The 3rd version of the XMM OM serendipitous source catalogue (XMM-SUSS3) has been released. (XMM-SUSS page, 12 Apr. 2017)
  • First Signs of Weird Quantum Property of Empty Space? (Publication in MNRAS, co-authors: Denis Gonzalez Caniulef, Roberto Turolla, Silvia Zane, Kinwah Wu, ESO Science release, UCL MAPS, Science, 30 November 2016)
  • Tracing the Hercules stream with Gaia and LAMOST: new evidence for a fast bar in the Milky Way (Publication in MNRAS, co-authors: Daisuke Kawata, Jason Hunt, Gaia Image of the Week, 25 November 2016)

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