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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...

Cooling of nanoparticles

Ground-breaking experiment will test the limits of quantum theory

Scientists from three UK universities are to test one of the fundamental laws of physics as part of a major Europe-wide project awarded more than £3m in funding. 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...

Astrophysics Promotions

28 June 2017

We would like to congratulate the following people on their well-deserved promotions:

Dr Nick Achilleos promotion to Professor of Planetary Physics;

Dr Jay Farihi promotion to Reader in Astrophysics;

Dr Benjamin Joachimi promotion to Reader in Astrophysics;

Dr Andrew Pontzen promotion to Reader in Cosmology;

Dr Amelie Saintonge promotion to Reader in Extragalactic Astrophysics.

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