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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…

MURFI 2016
11 November 2016
MURFI 2016

MURFI is a Mars rover field trial mission that's building UK expertise and supporting further planetary exploration. Get a behind-the-scenes look at what's happening in Utah, and Harwell, during this exciting mission.

Cyclists! Enjoy your ride with space technology
07 November 2016
Cyclists! Enjoy your ride with space technology

Three UK start-ups are using satellite technology at the European Space Agency's Business Incubation Centre in Harwell (ESA BIC Harwell) to help us cycle smarter and more safely.

Lasers light up India-UK collaboration
02 November 2016
Lasers light up India-UK collaboration

A  medical revolution could be waiting at the tip of a laser, as scientists in  India and the United Kingdom work together on new technologies that may help  diagnose and fight cancer faster. 

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