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Supermassive black hole

Feeding black holes

9 June 2016

Experts show supermassive black hole preparing for a ‘chaotic’ feast one billion light years from Earth

The transit of Mercury

Transit of Mercury: Public talks and public viewing

15 April 2016

Come and join us for our free event!

Hong Kong students

Inspiring Hong Kong to Reach for the Impossible

31 March 2016

Cardiff experts inspire the next generation of scientists at Science Alive 2016.

Dr Matt Smith at the Arecibo telescope in Puerto Rico.

Cardiff Researcher Selected to attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

14 March 2016

Dr Matthew Smith will attend the prestigious Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in June 2016.

Magnetic monopole-antimonopole pairs are pulled apart by the force of the applied magnetic field, that overcomes the Coulomb attraction between the magnetic charges.

Magnets research paper published in Nature Physics

11 March 2016

Findings published on the measurement of the force between magnetic monopoles.

Microprocessor on blue circuit board

Step towards ‘holy grail’ of silicon photonics

7 March 2016

Creation of first practical silicon-based laser has the potential to transform communications, healthcare and energy systems

Gravitational Waves research building

Green light for gravitational wave detector in India

22 February 2016

University scientists play crucial role in securing new gravitational wave detector for India

Gravitational waves

Space-time ripples detected for the very first time

11 February 2016

University scientists open a new window into the Universe as gravitational waves are detected for the first time

Juno Practitioner logo

Recognition for Our Commitment to Equality and Diversity

10 February 2016

The School of Physics and Astronomy has been awarded Juno Practitioner status by the Institute of Physics’

George Osborne on his visit to the School of Physics and Astronomy

Chancellor announces £50m for new Cardiff innovation centre

7 January 2016

The Chancellor George Osborne announces £50m for new Cardiff innovation centre.