News Archive (since Aug 2013)

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)