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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

Students receiving prizes at Chaos Ball.

School of Physics and Astronomy recognises student outreach

1 June 2018

Outstanding contributions to outreach and engagement are recognised at CHAOS Ball.

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

ARIEL mission craft

Green light for exoplanet mission

20 March 2018

European Space Agency announces details of international science mission, including scientists from Cardiff University, to explore how exoplanets – planets around distant stars – form and evolve

Image of dress designed by Wendy Sadler

A coded message for the Queen

1 February 2018

Wendy Sadler collects her MBE in a very special dress designed with sound waves.