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High Performance Computing Hub for Materials Science Launches at UCL

A UCL-led consortium has launched its new national High Performance Computing facility, designed to aid research in materials and molecular modelling. The Materials and Molecular Modelling Hub (MMM Hub) will offer Tier 2 supercomputing facilities to HPC users from across the UK. 

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Cosmoparticle Initiative

The Cosmoparticle Initative, which brings together researchers from Astrophysics, HEP and MSSL, is now on the web at www.ucl.ac.uk/cosmoparticle More...

Accurately measuring the dark universe

The theory that dark matter and dark energy make up most of the cosmos has been confirmed by extremely accurate measurements from the Dark Energy Survey (DES) collaboration, involving UCL Physics &Astronomy scientists. Please see: More...

Pearson Building

Astrophysics Relocation

After a 2.5 year 'temporary' residency at Hampstead Rd, we are pleased to update that the Astrophysics Group has finally moved back to Gower Street. The Group is now located in offices that the spread 2nd and 3rd floor of the Pearson Building, and 4th floor of the Lewis building. More...

Accurately measuring the dark universe

24 August 2017

The theory that dark matter and dark energy make up most of the cosmos has been confirmed by extremely accurate measurements from the Dark Energy Survey (DES) collaboration, involving UCL Physics &Astronomy scientists. Please see:

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/news-articles/0817/030817-dark-universe

Among the 10 papers released is the Key Paper, summarising the combined analysis, which can be found on arXiv:1708.01530

For additional information see:

- The Fermilab Press Release:

http://news.fnal.gov/2017/08/dark-energy-survey-reveals-accurate-measurement-dark-matter-structure-universe/

The STFC press release on behalf of DES:UK:

http://www.stfc.ac.uk/news/map-of-the-cosmos/


Media coverage has included:

- BBC Science news pages:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-40817897

- BBC World Service’s ‘Newsday’ (audio, 3 min):

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05bgyn1

and reports in Nature, Science and other magazines.

For further information please contact Ofer Lahav (o.lahav@ucl.ac.uk)

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