Dark Energy Survey

Mapping the cosmos: Dark Energy Survey creates detailed guide to spotting dark matter

Scientists on the Dark Energy Survey have released the first in a series of dark matter maps of the cosmos.

Prof Richard Ellis

Richard Ellis to join UCL

Astronomer Richard Ellis is to join UCL's Department of Physics & Astronomy as Professor of Astrophysics. More...

Polarisation of the Cosmic Microwave Background

A brand new sky from Planck

New maps from ESA's Planck satellite, forming the second major data release (February 2015) from the project, have unveiled the polarised light from the early Universe across the entire sky, revealing that the first stars formed much later than previously thought. More...



It is with great regret that we must announce the death of Dr William (Bill) M. Glencross. More...

Astrophysics Seminars & Events

Please see list below for seminars taking place this term. Coffee will be served in the Astrophysics kitchen from 3.30pm and the seminars will take place from 4pm in the Pearson Lecture Theatre (which requires a UCL card for entry) unless specified below. Please arrive on time to avoid disruption.

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