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Welcome to the School of Physics and Astronomy

Physics is the most fundamental of the sciences. It is concerned with understanding the laws of nature and in applying this knowledge to unlock the secrets of the Universe, to understand the world around us and to spawn new technologies.

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The HCO+ 267.4 GHz frame from the image in main story. Image credit: M. Matsuura, et al. 2017 - https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stx830

Cosmic “dust factory” reveals more clues to how stars are born

Thursday 13th July 2017

Researchers in the School have discovered a rich inventory of molecules at the centre of a supernova remnant for the very first time …


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