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24 October 2017
A rare glimpse inside the Chilbolton Observatory
A rare glimpse inside the Chilbolton Observatory

Visitors took the opportunity to learn about the observatory's work at the cutting edge of weather and space research.

16 October 2017
Crashing neutron stars unlock secrets of the Universe – thanks to UK tech
Crashing neutron stars unlock secrets of the Universe – thanks to UK tech

In a galaxy far away, two dead stars begin a final spiral into a massive collision. The resulting explosion unleashes a huge burst of energy, sending ripples across the very fabric of space.

16 October 2017
A technological wonder: the UK engineers behind the latest gravitational waves news
A technological wonder: the UK engineers behind the latest gravitational waves news

The first detection of both gravitational waves and light from the same event was made possible by bringing together some of the world's most brilliant minds with some of the most advanced technology in existence.

16 October 2017
Nominations and Recruitment Process for Council Members
Nominations and Recruitment Process for Council Members

Applications/Nominations are now open for members of STFC's new Council under what will be UKRI.

13 October 2017
New research could explain how river-like channels formed on Mars
New research could explain how river-like channels formed on Mars

A new research paper published today could help to explain how the mysterious channels, which look like dried-up riverbeds, could have formed on the surface of Mars.

11 October 2017
Physicists take their science to the visually impaired
Physicists take their science to the visually impaired

Blind and partially sighted children throughout the UK are for the first time able to experience the amazing science of CERN's Large Hadron Collider.

11 October 2017
Announcement of opportunity
Announcement of opportunity

Newton Fund STFC-NARIT Thailand.
Capacity Building in Software and Hardware Infrastructures and Data Handling through Astronomy - closing date 16:00 on 16 November 2017.

11 October 2017
Malaysian Newton Fund call for proposals
Malaysian Newton Fund call for proposals

Collaborative research for higher level STEM skills in Malaysia. Call submission deadline: 16:00 GMT 5 December 2017.

10 October 2017
UK to design new instrument to measure climate change and study star formation in space
UK to design new instrument to measure climate change and study star formation in space

UK scientists will play a key role in designing a new instrument to sit on board the International Space Station (ISS) that will not only monitor the effects of climate change on the Earth's atmosphere but will also help us to better understand the origins of stars and planets.

09 October 2017
Bringing Mars down to Earth
Bringing Mars down to Earth

Scientists from around the world are gathering one kilometre underneath the Earth's surface in the North East of England over the next fortnight to develop new technologies for future exploration of the Moon and Mars.

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