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UCL Physics Hackathon

The Hackathon is an annual event organised by UCL Physics and Astronomy. This year’s event was held during the 5-6 June and pitted the skills of nearly 40 PhD students from the departments of Physics and Astronomy, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Published: Jun 9, 2017 1:57:00 PM

World-first film of the Universe

The Science and Technology Facilities Council confirmed the UK's participation in the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) this week, an international project that UCL astronomers have been involved in since 2013.

Published: May 16, 2017 11:29:00 AM

Half a century of space at the Mullard Space Science Laboratory

Under the leadership of Harrie Massey (Quain Professor of Physics and head of the Physics Department), UCL became the leading UK university in space research during the 1950s. From this pioneering start sprung UCL’s Mullard Space Science Laboratory, which celebrates the 50th anniversary of its official opening this week.

Published: May 4, 2017 2:17:00 PM

Physics Events

Alumni Dinner 2017

Our fifth annual Gala Dinner for alumni will be held on 20 October 2017. We are excited to announce that the after-dinner speaker will be Dr Gillian Peach, who will focus on "Reminiscences from 57 years of life at UCL'.

Starts: Oct 20, 2017 12:00:00 AM