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Blog Entry In the days of the comet
Eleven years ago, NASA launched Stardust, a mission to collect material from a comet and return it to Earth. And now some of that precious material is at the University of Leicester.
Blog Entry Space Centre and University in orbit around each other
Astronomically successful collaboration between two Leicester institutions.
Blog Entry Is it magic? Is it science? Or a bit of both?
Arthur C Clarke once said: “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” A public lecture on 1 June will tread similar ground.
Blog Entry What's on this week at the University of Leicester
Events from Monday 24 May to Sunday 30 May 2010
Blog Entry Breaking the Boundaries: Applying Science to Heritage Studies
The University’s Research Support Office is organising an event for staff and students on Thursday 27 May about the overlap between science and heritage.
Blog Entry Fly around our proposed new sports facilities
Thanks to the wonders of modern computer animation, you can take a tour of the new gym and swimming pool – even before they are built.
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