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Rashmi Sudiwala at the pole Working at the South Pole to make “the discovery of the year”

Tuesday 8th April 2014

Dr Rashmi Sudiwala describes deploying BICEP2 in the Big Freezer;

Part of the B-mode map - showing curly polarization lines. Cardiff astrophysicists help discover first direct evidence of Cosmic Inflation

UPDATED: Friday 4th April 2014

The BICEP2 collaboration today announced the first direct evidence for Cosmic Inflation. Their results also represent the first images of gravitational waves, which have been described as the “first tremors of the Big Bang.” …

Charlotte Church's chaotic experience

Wednesday 26th February 2014

The School of Physics and Astronomy hosted the Voice of an Angel earlier this week.


Talks and Public Lectures

University Open Day information

Occasional talks and lectures for a more general audience are given by members of the School - further details can be found here.


The School has a number of active Colloquia and Research Seminar series. For a full schedule see the Colloquia and Research Seminars page.

Seminars scheduled for the next seven days include:

Conferences at Cardiff

The School has a strong reputation for hosting scientific conferences. conferences page

Recent conferences include: