Faculty of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Mathematics and Physical Sciences

From the large scale of the universe to the realm of the quark, the faculty's departments lead in the research and teaching of the mathematical and physical world.

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Bruce Swinyard

In memoriam: Bruce Swinyard

Today at 12pm, UCL lowered its flag in memory of Prof Bruce Swinyard (UCL Physics & Astronomy), who died after a long illness in May.
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Published: Jul 22, 2015 9:23:00 AM

Arctic ice pack

Cool summer of 2013 boosted Arctic sea ice

The volume of Arctic sea ice increased by a third after the summer of 2013 as the unusually cool air temperatures prevented the ice from melting, according to UCL and University of Leeds scientists. This suggests that the ice pack in the Northern hemisphere is more sensitive to changes in summer melting than it is to winter cooling, a finding which will help researchers to predict future changes in its volume. More...

Published: Jul 20, 2015 4:36:28 PM