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The Leicester Physics Community

Posted by lnf2 at Sep 25, 2020 09:50 AM |

During these unprecedented times, the School of Physics and Astronomy are exploring new ways to bring our staff and students together as a family.

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ESA Digital Twin Earth Precursor: Climate Explorer

ESA Digital Twin Earth Precursor: Climate Explorer

Posted by Robert Parker at Sep 23, 2020 12:00 AM |

NCEO-Leicester win ESA contract to develop a “Digital Twin Earth Precursor”

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Astrophysicist Shortlisted for 2020 Woman in STEM Award

Posted by lnf2 at Sep 22, 2020 12:00 AM |

Congratulations Dr. Sarah Casewell for being shortlisted in the Women's Awards 2020.

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Doctoral College Inaugural Lectures

Doctoral College Inaugural Lectures

Posted by lnf2 at Sep 16, 2020 12:00 AM |

Catch up on two Doctoral Lectures on Jupiter's Northern Lights and Observing CO2 from Space

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NGTS discovers an extremely small star in an eclipsing binary

NGTS discovers an extremely small star in an eclipsing binary

Posted by Jack Acton at Sep 01, 2020 11:30 AM |

Leicester PhD student Jack Acton discusses his latest discovery, a record breaking eclipsing binary system found in data from the NGTS exoplanet survey.

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Undergraduate Delegate to the Space Generation Advisory Council

Undergraduate Delegate to the Space Generation Advisory Council

Posted by Charlie Gamblin at Sep 01, 2020 11:05 AM |

Charlie Gamblin, a recent Physics with Astrophysics Bsc graduate, talks about the Space Generation Advisory Council, and an event they held in July 2020 called SpaceGen United (SGU).

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Monitoring Jupiter’s Atmospheric Heartbeat over Three Decades

Monitoring Jupiter’s Atmospheric Heartbeat over Three Decades

Posted by Arrate Antunano at Aug 24, 2020 04:00 PM |

Long-term infrared monitoring of Jupiter’s equatorial stratosphere over three decades revealed a natural cycle of variable winds and temperatures. New research in Nature Astronomy by Antuñano et al. (2020) has found that this stratospheric cycle can be spectacularly disrupted by global upheavals happening far below.

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Postcards from the Universe 1:  Blues for the Red Planet

Postcards from the Universe 1: Blues for the Red Planet

Posted by Paul Abel at Jul 31, 2020 12:00 AM |

Dr. Paul Abel describes his telescopic views of Mars from Leicester, in the first of a series of blog posts called "Postcards from the Universe"

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Celebrating our 2020 Physics and Astronomy Prizes

Posted by lnf2 at Jul 22, 2020 11:15 AM |

The School of Physics and Astronomy has announced the 2020 recipients of our undergraduate prizes.

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Shutdown STEM and Academia

Shutdown STEM and Academia

Posted by Rosanna Tilbrook at Jul 08, 2020 02:04 PM |

Leicester physicists organise an informative workshop day for postgraduate researchers about the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Fellowship Opportunities in Leicester Physics and Astronomy

Fellowship Opportunities in Leicester Physics and Astronomy

Posted by lnf2 at Jul 03, 2020 12:55 PM |

The School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Leicester welcomes applicants for the STFC Ernest Rutherford and Royal Society University Research Fellowship schemes.

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UK Earth System Model General Assembly goes Virtual

UK Earth System Model General Assembly goes Virtual

Posted by Rob Parker at Jun 26, 2020 09:55 AM |

The UK Earth System Model General Assembly, that was to be held at University of Leicester, successfully took place online with over 100 participants.

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ESA Living Planet Fellowship Success for Dr. Tim Trent

ESA Living Planet Fellowship Success for Dr. Tim Trent

Posted by Tim Trent at Jun 17, 2020 09:49 AM |

Dr Tim Trent of Earth Observation Science group has won an ESA Living Planet Fellowship to investigate long-term changes in the hydrological cycle.

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Leicester's Virtual Community during Lockdown

Leicester's Virtual Community during Lockdown

Posted by Harneet Sangha at May 20, 2020 11:05 AM |

Leicester’s physics PGR cohort attend virtual social events

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Leicester Physicist Competing in Famelab 2020

Leicester Physicist Competing in Famelab 2020

Posted by Samuel Frampton at Apr 24, 2020 01:57 PM |

Leicester physicist takes part in the FameLab Northern Heat

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Can Black Hole Tidal Disruptions Leave Remnants?

Can Black Hole Tidal Disruptions Leave Remnants?

Posted by Andrew King at Apr 22, 2020 12:00 AM |

A guest blog from Professor Andrew King on black holes and observations from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and ESA's XMM-Newton

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New award for improving agricultural monitoring from Space

New award for improving agricultural monitoring from Space

Posted by Darren Ghent at Mar 25, 2020 03:44 PM |

Leicester physicists have recently been awarded a Met Office Newton grant to monitor vegetation health and stress from Space

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The “Wall of Women” visits the School of Physics

The “Wall of Women” visits the School of Physics

Posted by Manika Sidhu at Mar 20, 2020 12:00 AM |

The School of Physics celebrates International Women’s Day

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Three-Minute Wonder Competition

Three-Minute Wonder Competition

Posted by Harneet Sangha at Mar 20, 2020 12:00 AM |

Leicester physicists are involved in 3 Minute Wonder competition

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Advancing UK and Italian research in Gamma-Ray astrophysics

Advancing UK and Italian research in Gamma-Ray astrophysics

Posted by Paul O’Brien, Jon Lapington, Julian Osborne at Feb 18, 2020 11:52 AM |

Leicester physicists invited to the home of the UK Ambassador to Italy to discuss the future of Gamma-Ray astrophysics.

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