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UCL to lead European mission to study new planets

UCL is leading a multi-million pound European mission to study newly discovered planets after it was selected today as the next European Space Agency science mission. More...

Data on 400 million astronomical objects released

Scientists on the Dark Energy Survey (DES), which includes UCL Astrophysics Group (P&A) researchers, announce their first three years of data including information on about 400 million astronomical objects such as distant galaxies billions of light years away as well as stars in our own galaxy. More...

Professor Hiranya Peiris

Professor Hiranya Peiris shares Breakthrough Prize for early universe mapping

A leading UCL cosmologist has shared this year’s $3 million Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for creating detailed maps of the early Universe. More...

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Catching the first light from a gravitational wave event

Light and gravitational waves produced by the same event – a pair of neutron stars exploding – have been detected for the first time by a huge international collaboration involving UCL researchers. More...

Prof Hiranya Peiris - Oskar Klein Centre

12 September 2016

Congratulations to Prof Hiranya Peiris on her recent appointment to Director of the prestigious Oskar Klein Centre for Cosmoparticle Physics in Stockholm, starting in October 2016.

Her new position means that Hiranya will be sharing her time (~50/50) between the Oskar Klein Centre  and UCL for up to 5 years. Please see the link below for more details on the Oskar Klein Centre and its directorship: http://okc.albanova.se/blog/welcome-the-new-director/

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