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School of Physics & Astronomy news

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Researchers to investigate solitude and the physics of the Universe

4 September 2019

Two projects from Cardiff University win major funding totalling €3.38m

A supernova explosion.

Nature Astronomy focuses on supernovae

27 August 2019

A review article by Dr Cosimo Inserra is part of Nature Astronomy’s focus item on supernovae.

Cardiff compound semiconductor

Cardiff partners £1.3m CS project

19 August 2019

A Cardiff University venture to develop Compound Semiconductors (CS) is partnering with a £1.3m Welsh Government funded project to innovate new CS technologies.

Rob Wilson and Richard Lewis

National recognition for ‘outstanding’ Cardiff lecturers

5 August 2019

Achievements of Dr Richard Lewis and Dr Robert Wilson recognised with National Teaching Fellowship

Compound Semiconductor

Cardiff in world-beating CS breakthrough

8 July 2019

Researchers develop ultrafast semiconductors

Mars

Mars mission for 250 pupils

5 July 2019

Annual event demonstrates breadth of careers in STEM

Wyn Meredith and Rob Harper, CSC, Insider Made in the UK Awards

UK award for Compound Semiconductor Centre

28 June 2019

CSC ‘Best Collaboration’

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Cardiff camera sees through sides of trucks

13 June 2019

Scanner to aid border security

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Astrophysicist included in book about Welsh women

4 June 2019

Astrophysicist Professor Haley Gomez is included in Welsh language book for children about inspiring Welsh women.

Professor Huffaker

Experts develop nanolasers on silicon

29 May 2019

Integrated design can drive photonics

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Students rewarded for their engagement support

16 May 2019

Students who contribute to engagement with the community receive awards.

Bernard Schutz

Top US honour for Cardiff scientist

14 May 2019

Professor Bernard Schutz elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Researcher working in the CMP Labs

Cardiff University launches innovative new Centre for Doctoral Training

13 May 2019

The EPSRC has funded an exciting new Centre for Doctoral Training in Compound Semiconductor Manufacturing.

Artist illustration of black hole

Have scientists observed a black hole swallowing a neutron star?

3 May 2019

Excitement builds amongst gravitational wave community as upgraded detectors instantly deliver on their promise

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Mentoring for 240 physics GCSE pupils

17 April 2019

Universities train students to support pupils to progress to science A-levels

Black hole

Seeing the unseeable

10 April 2019

First ever image of a black hole captured by network of telescopes from around the globe

AI robot

Cardiff joins AI Doctoral Training Centre

21 February 2019

University partners Swansea

Cosmic dust supernovae blast

Cosmic dust forms in supernovae blasts

20 February 2019

New discovery solves mystery of how building blocks of stars and planets form

Image of telescope array

Leading the search for supernovae and unusual transients

8 February 2019

Newly appointed lecturer, Dr Cosimo Inserra, is awarded a long term astronomical survey.

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EPSRC funds CS Centre for Doctoral Training

4 February 2019

Boost for UK CS wafer manufacturing