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Astronomers find a super-Earth at Barnard's star
15 November 2018

Astronomers from the School of Physics and Astronomy are members of an international team that has found a planet in orbit around the second-closest star to the Sun, known as Barnard's star. 

Next Public Lecture: Einstein's aftermath: dark energy, black holes and the Big Bang
2 November 2018

At 7:00pm on Thursday 22 October, Dr Chris Clarkson will deliver the next in our series of public talks.

Research Paper and Anthology Film result from Space Sounds Public Engagement
17 October 2018

Researchers suggest that making measurements audible can advance discovery and contribute to the production of art