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American Mathematical Society publishes paper by Jamie Walton, PhD with the Department of Mathematics.

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Ocean discovered on Enceladus may be best place to look for alien life

Evidence from Cassini spacecraft suggests a large body of liquid water beneath the surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus
The Department's very own Prof Nikolai Brilliantov in 2008 worked out how water vapour jets might blast out of Enceladus if it harboured an underground ocean. Confirmation of the ocean made Enceladus the most likely place so far to find extraterrestrial life.

 

Public lecture by Professor Sir Roger Penrose on 18 April

Public lecture by Professor Sir Roger Penrose on 18 April

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 05, 2011 09:50 AM |

One of the greatest living mathematicians comes to the University of Leicester this month.

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Planetary rings in my pocket like grains of sand: public lecture on granular mechanics

Planetary rings in my pocket like grains of sand: public lecture on granular mechanics

Posted by mjs76 at Feb 11, 2011 09:55 AM |

In our weekly inaugural lecture on 15 February 2011, one of our Professors of Mathematics will show how the rings of Saturn actually behave very much like a fluid.

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Leicester graduates in the news: David Keith Jones

Leicester graduates in the news: David Keith Jones

Posted by pt91 at Dec 22, 2010 12:35 PM |

A University of Leicester Mathematics graduate is fulfilling a lifelong ambition by launching a career as an operatic singer – via YouTube.

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Three Leicester graduates shortlisted for Graduate 100 awards

Three Leicester graduates shortlisted for Graduate 100 awards

Posted by mjs76 at Sep 16, 2010 10:56 AM |

Prestigious accolade for successful students.

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Turbine Workshop cancelled

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 21, 2010 02:55 PM |

It's all that volcano's fault.

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Research and industry workshop on green energy from turbines

Research and industry workshop on green energy from turbines

Posted by mjs76 at Apr 19, 2010 01:50 PM |

‘Free flow turbines and their efficiency’: two-day open event this week for mathematicians and engineers. (Event cancelled due to ash - d'oh!)

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