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Kathleen Lonsdale Building Re-opened by Sir David Attenborough

UCL’s Kathleen Lonsdale Building, home to UCL Earth Sciences and groups from Chemistry, Astrophysics, and Mathematics, was re-opened by Sir David Attenborough on Tuesday 17 April following a £27.5 million refurbishment.  More...

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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...

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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