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17 May 2022
The School of Physics and Astronomy sees research power almost triple since REF 2014.The School has received a GPA score of 3.45 in REF 2021, with 99% of our overall submission considered world-leading or internationally excellent.
6 April 2022
Dr Cosimo Inserra, who is the Principal Investigator of the team on the ePESSTO+ survey, has identified a number of stellar explosions, including this image of a type 2 supernova.
20 December 2021
Researchers suggest potential lifeforms could be producing ammonia which would trigger a chain of events that makes the clouds more tolerable to live in.
15 December 2021
Incredibly sensitive instruments used in landmark discoveries could help solve one of the biggest remaining mysteries in the Universe
11 November 2021
Largest ever collection of gravitational wave detections released thanks to pioneering upgrades to detector technology
2 November 2021
Scientists provided clearest evidence yet of mechanisms that lead to the shutdown of star formation in galaxies across the Universe
1 October 2021
Physics and Astronomy top in Wales in Guardian Guide
7 September 2021
The School achieves recognition of its commitment to gender equality with an Athena Swan Silver Award.
16 July 2021
With a heavy heart, but great fondness, all of us here mourn the death of our friend Phil Buckle
15 July 2021
Wendy Sadler delivers presentation as part of '7th IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics'
5 July 2021
Scientists say surprising new finding could explain the mass evacuation of stars in a tidal stream which, up until now, has remained a mystery.
29 June 2021
Cardiff University scientists help to identify brand new source of gravitational waves around a billion light-years from Earth
10 June 2021
Academics from the School of Physics and Astronomy are taking part in a pioneering space telescope project to understand more about planets beyond our Solar System
3 June 2021
Physics staff recognised for excellence in teaching via the Enriching Student Life Awards
28 May 2021
Cardiff University scientists create first ever three-dimensional replica of ‘spin-ice’ material
25 May 2021
Professor Mike Edmunds to lead the prestigious 200-year-old organisation
21 May 2021
Professor Carl Wieman of Stanford University delivers enlightening insight to innovate education
17 May 2021
PhD students help charities to discover advanced data capabilities
13 May 2021
First PhD students to achieve the status of ‘Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy’ (AFHEA)
10 May 2021
Professor Bernard Schutz is made a Fellow of the Royal Society.
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