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Professor Haley Gomez

Professor Haley Gomez awarded MBE

15 June 2018

Professor Haley Gomez has been awarded an MBE for her services to astrophysics and astronomy

Haley Gomez - Birthday Honors

Queen’s Birthday Honours

12 June 2018

University community celebrates royal recognition

Nanodiamonds

Discovery in the sky with nanodiamonds

11 June 2018

Tiny particles of diamond responsible for mysterious source of microwaves across the Milky Way

Barry Barish

Nobel Prize winner welcomed to Cardiff

11 June 2018

Professor Barry Barish delivers public lecture to coincide with launch of Cardiff University’s new Gravity Exploration Institute

People working in the clean room

Swansea and Cardiff team up to help Welsh economy

1 June 2018

£3.2m EU-backed investment to pioneer cutting edge technology

SPICA

“Super-cool” observatory to explore hidden universe

14 May 2018

SPICA mission will be considered by European Space Agency for its next medium-class space mission

Two black holes

Conference on "Colliding Stars and Black Holes" to launch new research institute

3 May 2018

The School of Physics and Astronomy will be holding a two day conference on "Colliding Stars and Black Holes" to launch its new Gravity Exploration research institute

Stars over mountains

Research casts doubt on theories of star formation

30 April 2018

New findings reveal surprising distribution of star-forming cores outside of our galaxy

Pint of Science

‘Pint of Science’ returns to Cardiff pubs

11 April 2018

Academics will once again bring science to the masses as part of world’s largest festival of public science talks

ailen life phosphorus

Absent phosphorus questions possible life on other planets

5 April 2018

New research finds little evidence of one of Earth’s most valuable elements in distant part of the Universe