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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...

Professor Hiranya Peiris

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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Catching the first light from a gravitational wave event

Light and gravitational waves produced by the same event – a pair of neutron stars exploding – have been detected for the first time by a huge international collaboration involving UCL researchers. More...

Astrophysics Head of Group

1 September 2016

After five years in the role, Prof Mike Barlow has handed over the Headship of the Astrophysics Group to Prof Serena Viti as of 01st September 2016.

We would all like to say a big thank you to Mike for all his hard work over the past five years, and a big welcome and congratulations to Serena!

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