Features

Reaching for the stars
02 March 2017
Reaching for the stars

Building African bonds through our shared sky

Taking the search for gravitational waves into space
13 February 2017
Taking the search for gravitational waves into space

From ground-based detectors like LIGO and GEO600, scientists and engineers are planning to expand the field of gravitational wave detection with space-based observatories like LISA. UK scientists and engineers are making key contributions to make these missions happen.

On the ground at LIGO, and around the world
13 February 2017
On the ground at LIGO, and around the world

There are number of ground-based gravitational-wave observatories around the world, from the US to Germany and Japan. Explore where they are, and the roles that UK scientists and engineers have had in their development.

Working together to ride the gravitational waves
13 February 2017
Working together to ride the gravitational waves

Scientists from all around the world were needed for the detection of gravitational waves to happen – find out how the UK contributed to this historic achievement, and why international collaboration in this field continues to be so important.

Gravitational waves: everything you need to know
10 February 2017
Gravitational waves: everything you need to know

A year ago, the world shared in discovery of gravitational waves, thanks to collaborators around the world and in the UK. We explain exactly what gravitational waves are, where they come from and why they are still being hailed as the discovery of the century.

World Cancer Day
03 February 2017
World Cancer Day

Find out how we are working with others to maximise the efforts for diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

50 years on and still going strong
19 January 2017
50 years on and still going strong – the international success story of the ILL

The UK is celebrating 50 years of scientific excellence at one of Europe's leading international research facilities.

My light bulb moment - Satsafe Founder, Stuart Millward
21 December 2016
My light bulb moment - Satsafe Founder, Stuart Millward

My light bulb moment happened around three years ago.

Meet our graduate apprentices: Tom
16 November 2016
Meet our graduate apprentices: Tom

Tom is one of the first in a new wave of apprentices to complete the Apprentice Training Scheme at Daresbury Laboratory. Find out from him about life as an electrical engineering apprentice, his placement in France, and where he hopes to go next…

Meet our graduate apprentices: Luke
16 November 2016
Meet our graduate apprentices: Luke

Luke is one of the first in a new wave of apprentices to complete the apprenticeship scheme at Daresbury Laboratory. Find out how he became a mechanical engineering apprentice, why he’s visiting CERN, and the power of public engagement…

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