News

gravitational waves black holes

Largest ever black hole merger detected

7 December 2018

Scientists observe gravitational waves emanating from the collision of two giant black holes roughly five billion light years from Earth

Airport queue

New passenger scanner uses space technology to speed up airport security

4 December 2018

Cutting-edge technology trialled in UK

Supernova Remnant

Glass made from exploding stars

16 November 2018

Scientists discover for the first time that silica is made inside the heart of a supernova

wafer Compound Semiconductor

Cardiff in bid to build mini atomic clock

15 November 2018

KAIROS ‘made in UK’

Cosmic fountain

Cosmic fountain offers clues to how galaxies evolve

6 November 2018

International team of scientists observe plumes of cold molecular gas sprayed out by a black hole a billion light-years from Earth

Chinese delegates visit ICS

Chinese delegates visit ICS

5 November 2018

Cardiff hosts Chongqing Government

Katherine Dooley

Cardiff scientist wins prestigious award for gravitational wave detection

31 October 2018

Dr Katherine Dooley picks up Philip Leverhulme Prize for her contribution to the first ever detection of gravitational waves

Students engaging in AS level workshop

HEFCW funding awarded to support outreach project

18 October 2018

A project led by the School of Physics and Astronomy has received over £199,000 for outreach activities.

Karen Holford

Supercomputing programme launches in Wales

12 October 2018

Cardiff University-led programme will enable the country to compete globally for research and innovation projects

blue and red laser

Physicists fight laser chaos with quantum chaos

24 August 2018

To tame chaos in powerful semiconductor lasers, scientists have introduced another kind of chaos