The Royal Observatory Edinburgh is flinging its doors wide open this weekend (24-25 September 2016) giving the public the chance to discover first-hand the global astronomy taking place on their doorstep.
UK engineers from Daresbury, Cheshire, have this week delivered a key piece of prototype equipment to one of the world’s most ambitious scientific experiments, currently being constructed in Sweden.
Analysis of rocks in the Outer Hebrides has provided a tantalising clue that Mars may contain habitats which can potentially support life.
STFC have signed an MOU for astronomical research collaboration with the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand (NARIT).
The next meeting of the Projects Peer Review Panel (PPRP) will take place at Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1SZ on the 25th and 26th October 2016.
The first results from the Gaia satellite, which is completing an unprecedented census of more than one billion stars in the Milky Way, are being released today to astronomers and the public.
On the first anniversary of the detection of gravitational waves a team of engineers from the Science and Technology Facilities Council's Rutherford Appleton Laboratory are celebrating sharing an international award for their contribution to the scientific breakthrough.
Three companies developing innovative products that could bring incredible benefits to people in their day to day lives have won free access to more than £3 million of cutting edge facilities to ensure they get to market as quickly as possible.
5 September 2016 – New spectacular stargazing sites perfect for astronomy and free from the worst effects of urban light pollution have been identified across the UK and are announced today.
Recognising the importance of Free Electron Lasers (FELs) for the UK science community, STFC commissioned a strategic review of FEL science and facility access.