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Blog Entry International workshop on astrometric ESA mission - presentations online
A three-day international workshop last month discussed a forthcoming ESA mission to map a thousand million stars.
Blog Entry Congratulations to Professor Stan Cowley FRS
Professor Stan Cowley from our Department of Physics and Astronomy has received the highest accolade in British science - he has been made a Fellow of the Royal Society.
Blog Entry University of Leicester physicist receives highest UK science accolade
Professor Stan Cowley joins select group of preeminent scientists elected to Fellowship of the Royal Society
University of Leicester physicists bring the aurora to schools
Scientists in the Radio and Space Plasma Physics group have produced a Planeterrella and accompanying set of talks and demonstrations that can be taken to schools in the area, for spectacular demonstrations of the aurora in the classroom.
Blog Entry University project set its sights on SMEs
Leicester’s G-STEP project, which brings expertise in earth observation science to benefit businesses, has been a boon to businesses in the East Midlands and is now looking further afield.
Blog Entry Gamma-ray bursts and magnetic storms in... Llandudno?
Leicester astronomers and astrophysicists spent the week before Easter in the charming seaside resort of Llandudno, presenting papers and posters at the National Astronomy Meeting 2011.
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