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The Edge: Could We Live on Mars?

The Edge: Could We Live on Mars?

Posted by John Holt at Aug 03, 2018 12:00 AM |

Leicester scientists reveal the challenges of Mars exploration and living in deep space on CNBC series, "The Edge"

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Meteorological Society’s Young Scientist Travel Award

Meteorological Society’s Young Scientist Travel Award

Posted by lnf2 at Jul 25, 2018 12:00 AM |

Leicester's Daniel Watters received ‘European Meteorological Society’s Young Scientist Travel Award' at the 10th European Conference on Radar in Meteorology & Hydrology (ERAD).

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Leicester's EOS Group Leads New Land Surface Temperature Initiative

Posted by Darren Ghent at Jul 15, 2018 12:00 AM |

Leicester's Earth Observation Group is the lead institute in a collaboration aiming to measure land surface temperatures as part of ESA's Climate Change Initiative

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JWST at the Summer Science Exhibition 2018

JWST at the Summer Science Exhibition 2018

Posted by Leigh Fletcher at Jul 15, 2018 12:00 AM |

Members of the Physics and Astronomy Department represented the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) at the Royal Society's annual Summer Science Exhibition 2018.

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35th Anniversary of EXOSAT

35th Anniversary of EXOSAT

Posted by Ken Pounds at May 27, 2018 12:00 AM |

Leicester scientists commemorate the launch of Europe's first X-ray astronomy satellite, EXOSAT

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System-Scale Data Analysis to Resolve Thermospheric Joule Heating

Posted by Steve Milan at Apr 27, 2018 12:00 AM |

Leicester scientists attended a meeting on understanding the deposition of energy in the atmosphere by solar wind-magnetosphere-ionosphere coupling.

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The Hydrogen Sulphide Clouds of Uranus

The Hydrogen Sulphide Clouds of Uranus

Posted by Leigh Fletcher at Apr 23, 2018 12:00 AM |

Leicester planetary scientists help to provide definitive evidence for the composition of the clouds on the Ice Giant Uranus.

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Athena SWAN Bronze Award

Athena SWAN Bronze Award

Posted by lnf2 at Apr 20, 2018 12:00 AM |

The Department of Physics and Astronomy has achieved a Bronze Award under the Athena SWAN Charter.

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British Science Week 2018

British Science Week 2018

Posted by Rhaana Starling at Apr 06, 2018 12:00 AM |

Physics & Astronomy students and staff contribute to the celebrations of British Science Week 2018.

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Joint UK-India Workshop on Earth Observation Techniques

Joint UK-India Workshop on Earth Observation Techniques

Posted by Harjinder Sembhi & Hartmut Boesch at Mar 30, 2018 12:00 AM |

Leicester Earth Observation Scientists visited the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur in India to deliver a joint UK – India workshop on Earth Observation Techniques.

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Leicester Planetary Scientists at the Lunar Planetary Science Conference 2018

Leicester Planetary Scientists at the Lunar Planetary Science Conference 2018

Posted by Jack Piercy at Mar 26, 2018 12:00 AM |

Leicester planetary scientists report on the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference 2018, where they reported the latest Martian research.

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The Curiosity Rover Passes 2000 sols

The Curiosity Rover Passes 2000 sols

Posted by John Bridges at Mar 22, 2018 12:00 AM |

John Bridges reports on the Curiosity rover passing 2000 sols on the surface of Mars.

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Leicester Scientist to be STFC RCUK Innovation Fellow

Posted by John Lees at Mar 20, 2018 12:00 AM |

Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Bugby on becoming one of ten new STFC RCUK Innovation Fellows.

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Kick-off of the EC-funded Horizon-2020 ExoplANETS-A project

Kick-off of the EC-funded Horizon-2020 ExoplANETS-A project

Posted by John Pye at Feb 01, 2018 12:00 AM |

Seven European institutes join together to combine their expertise in the study of extra-solar planets.

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60th Anniversary of Skylark

60th Anniversary of Skylark

Posted by Ken Pounds at Nov 13, 2017 12:00 AM |

Leicester astronomers celebrate the 60th anniversary of the first Skylark rocket launch carrying a scientific payload.

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Farewell to Cassini

Farewell to Cassini

Posted by lnf2 at Sep 08, 2017 12:00 AM |

Leicester Planetary Scientist Leigh Fletcher bids a fond farewell to the Cassini spacecraft, as it plunges into the atmosphere of Saturn.

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