50 Years of Space Science at the University of Leicester
Ken Pounds is interviewed on his thoughts on 50 years working in space science.
Press announcement for the Department of Physics and Astronomy's three-day international symposium on 6th-8th July
Press release announcing the 50th anniversary.
Dateline Leicester - A Space Odyssey
The University of Leicester has a long and enviable record of involvement in space science. Professor Ken Pounds, former Head of Physics and Astronomy and Emeritus Professor of Space Physics, has played a pivotal role in this success story. Here he describes how Leicester came to be in the forefront of space research and charts the milestones in space exploration.
Visiting Professor and former student, Jeff Hoffman reflects upon his work in space science and his experiences as a NASA astronaut.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary, the Department of Physics and Astronomy will be holding a symposium on July 6-8 2010.
Former and current staff and students add their recollections of the University's Department of Physics and Astronomy.
News items and information on Leicester's first space scientist.
Find out about some of the work into space science that is taking place at Leicester today.
Based in Leicester, the UK’s largest visitor attraction dedicated to space and space exploration was the brainchild of the University of Leicester.