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Dr Zhonghua Yao and Professor Chris Owen awarded Royal Astronomical Society prizes

The Winton Capital Award for Geophysics is awarded to Dr Zhonghua Yao. Dr Yao is an exceptional post-doctoral research associate, at the start of a stellar career. He has made significant scientific breakthroughs within the field of magnetospheric plasma physics using novel analysis techniques, and he has already proven himself to be a remarkably capable researcher with outstanding scientific insight. 

Published: Jan 13, 2017 8:47:00 AM

Detecting weather on a gas giant exoplanet

Signs of powerful changing winds have been detected on an exoplanet 16 times larger than Earth, according to a team involving UCL scientists. It’s the first time that weather systems have been found on a gas giant outside the solar system.

Published: Dec 12, 2016 4:06:18 PM

Understanding how ice crystals form in clouds

How ice forms on the surfaces of mineral dust particles in the atmosphere has been revealed by a team from UCL and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany.

Published: Dec 9, 2016 10:07:04 AM

Professor John Morton awarded the 2016 Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize

Professor John Morton, LCN Professor in Nanoelectronics and Nanophotonics, has been awarded the prestigious 2016 Raymond and Beverley Sacker International Prize in Physical Science for his ‘outstanding and imaginative applications of magnetic resonance to quantum information storage and processing’.

Published: Dec 8, 2016 10:08:46 AM

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