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Places in clearing and adjustment
16 August 2018

It's not too late to find a place at Queen Mary for September 2018. If your results are higher or lower than you were expecting, or you don’t have an offer, you can apply to us in Clearing or Adjustment

Artwork Inspired by Physicsv2 New artwork inspired by physics and astronomy
17 May 2018

On 16 May the Principal of QMUL, Prof. Colin Bailey, unveiled a new work of art in the foyer of the School of Physics and Astronomy’s G O Jones building on QMUL’s Mile End campus.

Lord_Rutherford_of_Nelson_100x100 STFC's Ernest Rutherford Fellowships 2018
9 May 2018

STFC's prestigious five-year fellowships are open to early career researchers of any nationality in the areas of Astronomy, Solar and Planetary Science, Cosmology, Particle Astrophysics and Particle Physics (including String Theory).

Thermosphere Aurora_100x100 Queen Mary astronomer to play key role in ESA’s Ariel exoplanet mission
27 March 2018

Dr James Cho of the School of Physics and Astronomy is a member of the UK-led international team that will develop the European Space Agency’s Ariel mission, dedicated to observing and characterising planets in orbit around other stars (exoplanets).

Small ESO Release NGC3201_100x100 QMUL Astronomer helps to find Dormant Black Hole
17 January 2018

Queen Mary astronomer Dr Guillem Anglada Escudé is a member of an international team of astronomers who have used a novel method to find a black hole hiding in a nearby group of stars.

LIGO B_0v2 Congratulations to 2017 Physics Nobel Prize winners
3 October 2017

The School of Physics and Astronomy offers warm congratulations to Rainer Weiss, Kip Thorne and Barry Barish, recipients of this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics for their contributions to the detection of gravitational waves by LIGO (the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory).

cassini_0v2 Cassini makes its dramatic exit
15 September 2017

15 September.  At around 11:30 this morning the Cassini spacecraft sent its final signal to Earth as it plunged into the thick atmosphere of the planet Saturn, bringing to an end its 20-year voyage of discovery, a voyage that has provided scientists with a wealth of data about the ringed planet and its moons, and some of the most thought-provoking images ever captured.

eso1629dv2 Queen Mary planet hunters shortlisted for Times Higher Education award
7 September 2017

The Pale Red Dot campaign, led by astronomers in QMUL’s School of Physics and Astronomy in partnership with the European Southern Observatory (ESO), has been shortlisted for a Times Higher Education Award in the category “Research Project of the Year: STEM”.

SKA Cosmology SKA Cosmology SWG Meeting
3 August 2017

We will be hosting a Cosmology SWG meeting at Queen Mary, University of London, in December 2017.

eso1629e Queen Mary Astronomer on Time magazine list of 100 most influential people
25 April 2017

Astronomer Guillem Anglada-Escudé of the School of Physics and Astronomy has been named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of 2016. His inclusion on this prestigious list, in the Pioneers category, recognises his discovery of the exoplanet Proxima b, in orbit around the nearest star to Earth (bar the Sun, of course).

item180424.jpg Queen Mary Astronomer nominated for WIRED Audi Innovation Award
26 October 2016

Guillem Anglada Escudé of the School of Physics and Astronomy was one of the nominees for the prestigious WIRED Scientific Breakthrough award, one of the WIRED Audi Innovation Awards for 2016, for his discovery of a planet in orbit around the nearest star to Earth, Proxima Centauri.

blackholes100x100 LIGO’s Cosmological Revolution Heralds New Age for Queen Mary Physicists
11 February 2016

Today’s announcement from LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational wave Observatory) concerning gravitational waves has rekindled excitement in the amazing predictions of Einstein’s theory of general relativity.

Lord_Rutherford_of_Nelson_100x100 STFC's Ernest Rutherford Fellowships
10 July 2015

STFC's prestigious five-year fellowships are open to early career researchers of any nationality in the areas of Astronomy, Solar and Planetary Science, Cosmology, Particle Astrophysics and Particle Physics (including String Theory).

groupachievementaward 2013 Royal Astronomical Society's Group Achievement Award for Geophysics
29 January 2013

2013 Royal Astronomical Society's Group Achievement Award for Geophysics will be presented to UK MHD Consortium of which QMUL’s Dr David Tsiklauri is a member of.

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