News Archive (since Aug 2013)

2018

  • CL 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)

2017

  • 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)
  • First winner of UCL-University of Toronto joint funding including the collaboration between MSSL (Daisuke Kawata) and Astronomy & Astrophysics in University of Toronto (Jo Bovy) (UCL Global News, 17 Nov. 2017)
  • The 3rd version of the XMM OM serendipitous source catalogue (XMM-SUSS3) has been released. (XMM-SUSS page, 12 Apr. 2017)

2016

  • 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 releaseUCL MAPSScience, 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)
  • Gaia sizes up 1.1 billion stars (UCL News, 14 September 2016)
  • Young Magnetar Likely the Slowest Pulsar Ever Detected (Publication in MNRAS, co-author: Silvia Zane, NASA Press Release, 8 September 2016)
  • Einstein's general relativity passes another stringent test (Publication in ApJ, Lead-author: Ignacio Ferreras, UCL MAPS, 11 July, 2016)
  • The greatest movie ever made, directed by astronomers, starring Our Universe (Jason McEwen, MSSL News, 19 May 2016)
  • 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 releaseUCL 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)
  • Gaia sizes up 1.1 billion stars (UCL News, 14 September 2016)
  • Young Magnetar Likely the Slowest Pulsar Ever Detected (Publication in MNRAS, co-author: Silvia Zane, NASA Press Release, 8 September 2016)
  • Einstein's general relativity passes another stringent test (Publication in ApJ, Lead-author: Ignacio Ferreras, UCL MAPS, 11 July, 2016)
  • The greatest movie ever made, directed by astronomers, starring Our Universe (Jason McEwen, MSSL News, 19 May 2016)

2015

2014

2013

  • ESA's Billion Star Surveyor: UCL's contribution (17 December 2013, Press Release UCL)
  • "The hot and energetic Universe" science theme, Athena, selected for the second Large-class ESA mission! (28 November 2013, Press release ESAWhite Paper, Working Group: Graziella Branduardi-Raymont, Matthew Page, Silvia Zane, )
  • Magnetic star reveals its hidden power (15 August 2013, published in Nature, Press release UCLESA, co-author: Silvia Zane)