Physics and Astronomy
UOM life 24th October 2019
Introducing the People of FSE – our new campaign celebrating the scientists and engineers who make our Faculty, and the research for which it’s responsible, so rich and diverse.
Departments 15th October 2019
LONG READ: Discover the amazing life of Ernest Rutherford and the quirkier stories that shaped the man who ‘split the atom’ at Manchester and is regarded as the father of nuclear physics.
Departments 8th August 2019
It’s impossible to predict whether a football transfer will work out… or is it? New research from the Department of Physics and Astronomy calculates how long it takes a new signing to adjust.
UOM life 23rd July 2019
There ain’t no party like a Jodrell Bank Party, and at its annual festival Bluedot this weekend, there were plenty of reasons to celebrate. Find out how the event marked the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landings with magic and flair.
Heritage 17th July 2019
The Lovell Telescope is an iconic structure and the jewel in the crown of Jodrell Bank. Read all about the man after which it is named: Sir Bernard Lovell.
Heritage 11th July 2019
To mark Jodrell Bank being awarded UNESCO World Heritage status, read the first in our three-part series celebrating this much-loved observatory and its place in scientific history.
UOM life 13th June 2019
After almost half a century, we’re heading back to the Moon. In an international effort led by NASA, the return will provide scientists with clues to Earth’s past and hope for its future, as Dr Jim Green, NASA’s Chief Scientist, explains.
Research impact and institutes 26th February 2019
A global effort including astronomers at Jodrell Bank has helped to answer a question scientists have debated for decades – what exactly happens in the aftermath of two stars colliding.
Departments 11th February 2019
This United Nations’ Day of Women and Girls in Science, we celebrate one of the brightest stars in physics – Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, the world-renowned physicist who discovered pulsars.
Departments 19th December 2018
Santa is real… but he does have to obey the laws of physics. That’s according to Dr Rob Appleby, lecturer in high energy particle physics at The University of Manchester.