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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...

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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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UCL to host one of eight new PhD training centres to boost UK’s data science expertise

Data intensive science in the UK has received a major boost thanks to an investment of almost £10million to train the next generation of experts in this important research area. More...

Fellow of the American Physical Society

17 October 2016

Many congratulations to Prof. Hiranya Peiris who has been elected Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).

This is a very prestigious recognition of Hiranya's outstanding contributions to physics. In particular, Hiranya has been elected for her significant contributions to the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe project, Planck analyses, and the application of advanced statistical techniques to a wide range of astronomical data.

More information can be found here: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/mathematical-physical-sciences/maps-news-publication/aps-fellowship

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