The Astronomy Unit's Dr Christopher Chen, Senior Lecturer in Space Plasma Physics from the Queen Mary University of London featured on BBC2's programme, Universe: The Sun.
Black History Month is important for raising awareness around racial inequalities while holding a spotlight to and celebrating black inspirational figures.
Dr Christopher Chen from Queen Mary University of London has won American Geophysical Union’s James B. Macelwane Medal for his significant contributions to the geophysical sciences as an early career scientist.
The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of the world's most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
The proposal to create a new School structure in Queen Mary’s Faculty of Science and Engineering has recently been approved by Senate and Council.
Members of the Astronomy Unit gathered at the School of Physics and Astronomy's Observatory to witness the recent partial solar eclipse.
‘A black hole is stranger than anything dreamed up by science fiction writers. It’s a region of space where gravity is so strong that nothing can escape. Once you are over the edge, there’s no way back’
– Stephen Hawking
As part of a series of events running up to the United Nations Climate Change Conference 2021, Queen Mary University of London in collaboration with the National Battery Research Institute and the British Council will be running the workshop ‘Delivering battery revolution: Reducing the drivers of climate change in Indonesia’. The workshop aims to explore the role of the Island nations role in climate change, both globally and locally.
“We do not fully understand the origin of this striking similarity yet but we think it could be related to the fundamental physical constants which set both the universal lower limit of viscosity for both ordinary liquids and quark-gluon plasma,” Kostya Trachenko, a physics professor at Queen Mary University of London and author of the recent paper, said in the statement.
Linguistic Matrix Theory
24 May 2021
A collection of short articles based on the research of Dr Sanjaye Ramgoolam (CRST, QMUL) in the area of ``Linguistic Matrix Theory.’’
AU researchers have confirmed the existence of magnetic plasma waves, known as Alfvén waves, in the Sun’s photosphere.
On the first Friday of May each year, countries around the world celebrate National Space Day. Established in the late 1990s, National Space Day encourages people to explore the wonders of the universe and promote cutting-edge astronomy and astrophysics research.
SEPnet Public Engagement Awards 2021
26 March 2021
Public engagement is central to Queen Mary’s commitment to work and collaborate with our local community for the good of all. We work hard to make sure that the world-class research carried out by the university and the School of Physics and Astronomy is understood and enjoyed by the public.
On Monday 8th March 2021, QMUL's Astronomy Unit celebrated International Women's Day by showcasing current staff, alumni, and eminent astrophysicists. A selection of tweets celebrating this day can be found below.
Celebrating Queen Mary Women in Science
22 February 2021
The UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science (11 February) aims to recognise the critical role women and girls play in science and technology communities.
A recent study suggests the possible existence of ‘stupendously large black holes’ or SLABS, even larger than the supermassive black holes already observed in the centres of galaxies.
Queen Mary spinout Chromosol wins Royal Society of Chemistry competition
30 September 2020
Chromosol, a spinout company from Queen Mary University of London has been announced as a winner of the Royal Society of Chemistry Emerging Technologies Competition.