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Leading scientists ready to boost business research

Leading scientists ready to boost business research

Scientists at Lancaster University’s Physics Department are ready to help businesses develop new products and services.

Tue 14 July 2015

Lancaster University revolutionary quantum technology research receives funding boost

Lancaster University revolutionary quantum technology research receives funding boost

Vastly improved medical imaging and guaranteed secure communications are a step closer following a funding boost of more than £700,000 in new quantum technology projects at Lancaster University.

Fri 26 June 2015

Best Observational Evidence of First Generation Stars in the Universe

Best Observational Evidence of First Generation Stars in the Universe

Astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope have discovered by far the brightest galaxy yet found in the early Universe and found strong evidence that examples of the first generation of stars lurk within it. These massive, brilliant, and previously purely theoretical objects were the creators of the first heavy elements in history — the elements necessary to forge the stars around us today, the planets that orbit them, and life as we know it. The newly found galaxy, labelled CR7, is...

Fri 19 June 2015

Dr Sarah Badman awarded STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowship

Dr Sarah Badman awarded STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowship

Lancaster University planetary scientist Dr Sarah Badman has been awarded a prestigious Ernest Rutherford Fellowship by the UK's Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) to support a programme of research entitled "Illuminating Solar-Planetary interactions". During her 5-year fellowship, Dr Badman will investigate how the Sun affects the...

Tue 09 June 2015

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

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