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Winners of the Young Physicists of the Year receiving their awards

Young physicists recognised for achievement

10 August 2018

The School of Physics and Astronomy hosted the Ogden Trust School Physicist of the Year event on Wednesday 18th July to celebrate young regional physicists.

School pupils taking part in science demonstration

Mars ‘mission’ for pupils

26 June 2018

Young learners to tackle science challenge set by University experts

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