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 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. 2019)
  • 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)
  • Catching the first light from a gravitational wave event (UCL News, 16 Oct. 2017)
  • The 3rd version of the XMM OM serendipitous source catalogue (XMM-SUSS3) has been released. (XMM-SUSS page, 12 Apr. 2017)

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