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Congratulations to 2019 Physics Nobel Prize winners!
11 October 2019

The School of Physics and Astronomy warmly congratulates this year's winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics: Jim Peebles, "for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology", and Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz, "for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star."

Outreach initiative nominated for Times Higher Education Award
6 September 2019

We are delighted to announce that a School of Physics and Astronomy outreach project has been nominated for a Times Higher Education Award.

 

Large Hadron Collider (LHC) Machine Learning Seminar: Deep Learning applications for the Large Hadron Collider
4 June 2019

At the LHC, physicists need to process large amounts of data in short time. This is typically done with rule-based algorithms designed through domain knowledge, which can reach very large accuracy at the cost of big execution time.