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13 December 2017
CERN as you've never seen it before
CERN as you've never seen it before

UK teenagers have created an interactive museum of one of the world's most famous science experiments – the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider – in the virtual land of Minecraft.

10 December 2017
STFC congratulates Professors Kip Thorne, Barry Barish and Rainer Weiss on receiving their Nobel Prize for Physics
STFC congratulates Professors Kip Thorne, Barry Barish and Rainer Weiss on receiving their Nobel Prize for Physics

STFC congratulates Professors Kip Thorne, Barry Barish and Rainer Weiss on receiving their 2017 Nobel Prize Medal and diploma for Physics in Stockholm from His Majesty the King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.

07 December 2017
Space conference celebrates UK advancements in space science and Earth observation
Space conference celebrates UK advancements in space science and Earth observation

Leading figures from the UK space industry gathered in Oxfordshire today to discuss the latest advances in space science and Earth observation, learn about some of the industry's key technology challenges and to hear of the latest major announcements from the UK Space Agency and the Satellite Applications Catapult.

07 December 2017
Revolutionary children's hospital app to transform patient care
Revolutionary children's hospital app to transform patient care

A new approach to children's stay in hospital has been launched that will revolutionise patient care at Alder Hey Children's hospital in Liverpool partly thanks to expert support from STFC's Hartree Centre.

06 December 2017
New partnership will lead to the building of the third LIGO detector in India
New partnership will lead to the building of the third LIGO detector in India

An agreement has been signed between India and the UK that will focus on building capacity within India for the LIGO India gravitational wave detector and open the way to closer working between scientists in India and their counterparts in UK universities.

05 December 2017
UK team develop laser to iron-out imperfections in metal
UK team develop laser to iron-out imperfections in metal

A new laser processing laboratory has been commissioned at the UK's premier laser research facility with the aim of developing unique methods of treating metals for use in high-value manufacturing, for example in high stress machinery such as aerospace components.

30 November 2017
50 years of searching the skies with INT
50 years of searching the skies with INT

Fifty years on from the inauguration of the Isaac Newton Telescope (INT), this international science facility remains a powerful research infrastructure which continues to provide answers to some of the most pressing questions in astronomy.

28 November 2017
Mapping the future of UK nuclear physics research
Mapping the future of UK nuclear physics research

Nuclear physicists from across Europe, including the UK, have today gathered in Brussels to hear the announcement of an updated strategy which will guide the community’s research priorities in the coming years.

28 November 2017
Hartree Centre contributes essential computing resource to new UK National Biofilms Innovation Centre
Hartree Centre contributes essential computing resource to new UK National Biofilms Innovation Centre

The UK’s world-leading expertise in the research of biofilms has been recognised this week with the launch of a new National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) which will have high performance computing support from STFC’s Hartree Centre.

28 November 2017
Super-powerful microscope facility in £7million funding boost for materials research
Super-powerful microscope facility in £7million funding boost for materials research

It takes 750,000 atoms to cover the width of a human hair, but the super-powerful electron microscopes at the UK’s SuperSTEM Laboratory can scan and identify every single one of them.

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