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Professor Hiranya Peiris IOP Prize

Professor Hiranya Peiris recognised with prestigious physics prize

Professor Hiranya Peiris, Dr Helen Czerski and Professor Jennifer Thomas have been awarded medals and prizes by the Institute of Physics (IOP) for their outstanding, sustained and distinguished contributions to physics. More...

DESI Corrector

DESI corrector at UCL ready to be shipped

The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument’s (DESI) wide field optical corrector has been fully assembled and tested at UCL and is due to be shipped to the Mayall telescope at Kitt Peak Observatory in Arizona for commissioning.
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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...

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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