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space satellite Ariel

Novel space mission gets go-ahead from the European Space Agency

12 November 2020

Cardiff astronomers are part of an international team set to build a new space satellite

Dr Gomez demonstrating with a basketball for a physics lesson

Cardiff scientist awarded for novel approaches to inspiring children with physics

27 October 2020

Dr Edward Gomez is awarded by the Institute of Physics for ‘substantial contributions to physics engagement'

Researcher speaking to audience of pupils

Funding secured for first ever Researchers’ Night in Wales

20 October 2020

Cardiff University academics from Physics and Astronomy and Engineering secure European Union funding for a pioneering Researchers’ Night in Wales

MSc prize winning students

Recognition of MSc student excellence

14 October 2020

This year's recipients of the MSc Certificate of Excellence and Prize have truly excelled

Animated image of Science with Bexy

Physics graduate sets up YouTube channel and stands out

6 October 2020

The story of one young physicist and her YouTube channel success

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