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Four UCL scientists elected Fellows of the Royal Society

Four UCL scientists elected Fellows of the Royal Society

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Four UCL scientists elected Fellows of the Royal Society

Four UCL scientists elected Fellows of the Royal Society

8 May 2017  More...

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Half a century of space at the Mullard Space Science Laboratory

Under the leadership of Harrie Massey (Quain Professor of Physics and head of the Physics Department), UCL became the leading UK university in space research during the 1950s. From this pioneering start sprung UCL’s Mullard Space Science Laboratory, which celebrates the 50th anniversary of its official opening this week.
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An ultimate speed limit for cooling

How cold can it get? That depends how long you are willing to wait. The third law of thermodynamics, conjectured in 1912 by the Nobel laureate Walter Nernst, states that it takes an infinite time to cool a system to absolute zero – the coldest temperature possible.
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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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