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.


  • UCL led team awarded prestigious EU grant to prepare for data from ESA’s Euclid (Tom Kitching, UCL News, 2 May 2018)
  • Gaia's 3D census of over one billion stars in our Milky Way (Mark Cropper, George Seabroke UCL News, 25 Apr. 2018)
  • The Euclid Satellite and Gravitational Lensing (UCL Science Blog by Peter Taylor, 30 Jan. 2018)
  • Prof. Mark Cropper awarded RAS 2018 Service Award for Astronomy (MSSL News, 15 Jan. 2018)
  • CSIRO and ICARA (Curtin University) in Australia collaborate with UCL’s CDT to develop next-generation data science techniques for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) (Luke Pratley and Jason McEwen, MSSL News, 12 Dec. 2017)

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