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Black holes of ‘all shapes and sizes’ in new gravitational wave catalogue

11 November 2021

Largest ever collection of gravitational wave detections released thanks to pioneering upgrades to detector technology

Astronomers investigating death of nearby galaxies find their culprit

2 November 2021

Scientists provided clearest evidence yet of mechanisms that lead to the shutdown of star formation in galaxies across the Universe

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Physics and Astronomy top in Wales in Guardian University Guide

1 October 2021

Physics and Astronomy top in Wales in Guardian Guide

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Athena Swan Silver Award for School of Physics and Astronomy

7 September 2021

The School achieves recognition of its commitment to gender equality with an Athena Swan Silver Award.

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Obituary to Dr. Phil Buckle

16 July 2021

With a heavy heart, but great fondness, all of us here mourn the death of our friend Phil Buckle

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Cardiff lecturer strives to tackle gender inequality in physics

15 July 2021

Wendy Sadler delivers presentation as part of '7th IUPAP International Conference on Women in Physics'

Gang of black holes spotted at centre of star cluster

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.

Black hole and neutron star merger detected for first time

29 June 2021

Cardiff University scientists help to identify brand new source of gravitational waves around a billion light-years from Earth

Cardiff astronomers join Twinkle space mission

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

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Students speak up to praise excellence in teaching

3 June 2021

Physics staff recognised for excellence in teaching via the Enriching Student Life Awards