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A new view of Jupiter's northern lights

A new view of Jupiter's northern lights

Observations of Jupiter made by Nasa’s Hubble Space Telescope are being analysed by Dr Sarah Badman at Lancaster University.

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Fri 27 March 2015

New Head of Physics

Professor Roger Jones has replaced Professor Peter Ratoff as Head of the Physics Department. Roger gained a PhD studying neutrino interactions at CERN and Fermilab before starting his career at CERN working at the Large Electron-Positron (LEP) Collider.

Tue 24 March 2015

Lancaster to help plug photonics skills gap thanks to €4 million grant

Lancaster to help plug photonics skills gap thanks to €4 million grant

Lancaster University is helping to produce a new generation of photonics experts thanks to a grant of 4 million euros for a new training network.

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Fri 20 March 2015

The scientific method and the Higgs Boson

The scientific method and the Higgs Boson

Lancaster Physics graduates have produced an excellent description of the use of scientific method in the search for the Higgs Boson.

Fri 27 February 2015

New Director to lead the Cockcroft Institute

New Director to lead the Cockcroft Institute

The Cockcroft Institute at Daresbury Laboratory has appointed Professor Peter Ratoff as its new Director. He is currently the Acting Director of the Institute and will take up the full time role on March 1 2015.

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Mon 09 February 2015

Catch the Northern Lights with your mobile

Catch the Northern Lights with your mobile

Updates on the best opportunities to spot the Northern Lights in the UK are now available on a mobile phone app developed in association with scientists at Lancaster University.

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Fri 23 January 2015

Events

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Condensed Matter Physics Seminar

Condensed Matter Physics Seminar

Prof. Robert H. Hadfield, University of Glasgow

Wednesday 03 June 2015, 1500-1600
C1 Physics Building

Infrared single-photon detection with superconducting nanowires