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28 September 2017
Update: Astronomy Technology Centre
Update: Astronomy Technology Centre

Our Astronomy Technology Centre in Edinburgh is now operating as usual following yesterday's (Sept 27) power outage.

27 September 2017
British technology at heart of gravitational wave discovery
British technology at heart of gravitational wave discovery

First joint detection of gravitational waves with both the LIGO and Virgo detectors.

27 September 2017
New light shed on how the Earth was formed
New light shed on how the Earth was formed

UK research may help to explain why the Earth is formed differently to other planets in our solar system.

27 September 2017
Power outage: Astronomy Technology Centre
Power outage: Astronomy Technology Centre

Our Astronomy Technology Centre in Edinburgh is currently experiencing a power outage. Engineers are working on the issue, however, the site remains closed and communications are impacted.

22 September 2017
Regional innovation is a key driver for UK economic growth
Regional innovation is a key driver for UK economic growth

STFC has taken part in two Science and Innovation Audits (SIA) published for the regions of Liverpool City and Oxfordshire. The reports confirm the significant role of regional innovation in strengthening the future national economy.

20 September 2017
UK signs £65m science partnership agreement with US
UK signs £65m science partnership agreement with US

The UK is investing £65million in a flagship global science project based in the United States that could change our understanding of the universe, securing the UK's position as the international research partner of choice.

15 September 2017
The grand finale - Cassini's last dive
The grand finale - Cassini's last dive

Scientists across the UK are today saying a fond farewell to the landmark Cassini Space Mission, which was launched almost 20 years ago.

13 September 2017
Forthcoming Projects Peer Review Panel meeting
Forthcoming Projects Peer Review Panel (PPRP) meeting

The next meeting of the Projects Peer Review Panel (PPRP) will take place in Polaris House on the 19th October 2017.

12 September 2017
Growing human bones using gravitational wave technology
Growing human bones using gravitational wave technology

Technology originally developed to witness black holes colliding is now being used to grow human bone in a laboratory, which could revolutionise the treatment of bone injuries.

07 September 2017
UK industry and universities to benefit from new computational research centre of excellence
New computational research centre of excellence

A new UK centre of excellence in computational science, which will support a wide range of scientific research topics including the biological and medical sciences as well as the physical sciences and engineering, is being launched today.

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