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Synthesized false colour image of Venus, using 283-nm and 365-nm band images taken by the Venus Ultraviolet Imager (UVI)

Hints of life on Venus

14 September 2020

International team of astronomers, led by Cardiff University discovers rare molecule in the clouds of Venus

Colliding black holes

Ripples from deep in the cosmos reveals most massive black hole detected yet

3 September 2020

Latest observations ‘challenge our understanding of the Universe’

Artist's image of a supernova

Has a Cardiff Astronomer discovered the youngest ever neutron star?

30 July 2020

Astronomers make breakthrough finding in the 33-year-old mystery surrounding Supernova 1987A

CMB Measurements

Nature’s oldest light gives new insight into the age of the universe

15 July 2020

New observations of the afterglow of the Big Bang place the universe at 13.8 billion years old

Black hole image

Breakthrough in deciphering birth of supermassive black holes

14 July 2020

Astronomers zoom in on black hole with one of the lowest masses ever observed in nearby “ghost” galaxy

Professor Diana Huffaker

Sêr Cymru Chair joins University of Texas

24 June 2020

New role for Professor Diana Huffaker

CS Connect chip

Cardiff-led consortium wins £44m bid to develop CS chip cluster

26 June 2020

UKRI funding will build CS powerhouse in South Wales

Image of black hole neutron star

Cardiff student at the centre of LIGO’s mysterious new discovery

22 June 2020

PhD student Charlie Hoy plays key role in record-breaking discovery that points to either the lightest black hole or heaviest neutron star ever detected

Person working in a lab stock image

Cardiff achieves ‘Champion’ status for gender equality in physics

27 May 2020

School of Physics and Astronomy becomes first in Wales to be awarded Juno Champion status by Institute of Physics

A new and accessible introduction to the detection of gravitational waves

10 March 2020

Professor Hartmut Grote has published a new book about the detection of gravitational waves which is aimed at students and the general public.