School of Physics & Astronomy

CS chip

CS Connected unites cluster

10 July 2017

Brand highlighted at innovation event.

Artist's illustration of Supernova 1987A

Cosmic “dust factory” reveals clues to how stars are born

10 July 2017

Scientists find new molecules within remnants of an exploded star for the very first time

Cardiff research exhibition

Cardiff science on show at annual Royal Society exhibition

4 July 2017

Thousands of members of the public set for a unique insight into Cardiff University’s cutting-edge research

Wendy Sadler

Cardiff academics pick up prestigious physics awards

3 July 2017

Dr Jane Greaves and Wendy Sadler MBE recognised for their outstanding contribution to physics research and engagement

CS wafer

Cluster open for business

3 July 2017

Introducing CS Connected – the world’s first compound semiconductor cluster.

Professor Malcom Mason

Queen’s Birthday Honours

22 June 2017

University community recognised for outstanding contribution

gravitational waves black holes

Gravitational waves provide clues to how black holes are born

1 June 2017

Cardiff University researchers help international team observe giant pair of spinning black holes over three billion light years away

University welcomes £38m Compound Semiconductor deal

8 May 2017

Ten councils back CS Foundry.

Satellite circling Earth

Cardiff student wins UK Space Agency competition

13 April 2017

Physics student Chloe Hewitt picks up prize for novel idea using satellites to identify disused buildings

Compound semiconductor research equipment

SIOE celebrates science of semiconductors

13 April 2017

Conference examines roles for new materials

Compound semiconductor research equipment

£2m equipment award for Hub

27 February 2017

EPSRC funding strengthens Cardiff’s new CS Manufacturing Hub

Annular eclipse

‘Special time’ for eclipses

20 February 2017

‘Solar eclipses are one of nature’s greatest wonders’

Diamonds on computer display screen

Cardiff scientists in £4m bid to find tomorrow’s technologies

17 February 2017

University joins EPSRC consortium

Richard Lewis receiving his award

Dr Richard Lewis Wins National Instruments Engineering Impact Award

15 February 2017

Dr Richard Lewis has won a National Instruments Engineering Impact Award for innovative postgraduate teaching.

A group of teachers at the event

Welsh teachers reach for the stars

10 February 2017

The School of Physics and Astronomy has held its largest-ever teacher training event.

Researcher looking at compound semiconductor

£13m EU funding boost for Compound Semiconductors

30 January 2017

Backing will help build and equip Institute’s clean room

Simulation of two black holes merging

Gravitational Waves Researchers receive Royal Astronomical Society Award

23 January 2017

The LIGO team are to be presented with the Group Achievement Award by the RAS.

ER-HWP working principle: upon reflection, the polarization parallel to the wire-grid experiences a phase-shift of 180 degrees, i.e. is reversed in its orientation, whereas the polarisation perpendicular to it stays in the same direction.

New metamaterial device may help detect B-Mode polarization from the CMB

21 December 2016

The metamaterial device may help to discover more about gravitational waves which were emitted when the universe was first formed.

An example of compound semiconductors in action

£10m Award Creates New Compound Semiconductor Hub

5 December 2016

A £10m award announced today puts Cardiff University at the forefront of research into cutting-edge Compound Semiconductor technologies.

The Gravitational Physics team picking up their award.

Gravitational Physicists collect Vice Chancellor’s accolade

25 November 2016

The Gravitational Physics Group has been awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to the University, part of the Celebrating Excellence Awards for 2016.