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Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein's prediction

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For the first time, scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves, arriving at the earth from a cataclysmic event in the distant universe. This confirms a major prediction of Albert Einstein's 1915 general theory of relativity and opens an unprecedented new window onto the cosmos.

Smart cities better defined by new research

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have identified a handful of key elements that define 'smart cities'– cities like Singapore and Copenhagen, which are both at the top of their game in using technology to enable their citizens to enjoy a better quality of life, but in different ways.

Mark Garnier MP visits energy storage facility at University of Birmingham

Mark Garnier MP visits energy storage facility at University of Birmingham
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Mark Garnier, Conservative MP for Wyre Forest, visited the University of Birmingham on Friday 5 February 2016 to see latest developments in energy research.

Energy storage experts welcome Brazilian industry chiefs to Birmingham

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Experts in energy storage research at the University of Birmingham welcomed representatives from businesses and universities across Brazil to explore future partnerships that could see Brazilian cities testing innovative technology.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - June 2016

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A second discovery for the Gravitational Wave group, robot Betty goes to work and more...

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - May 2016

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Restarting the Large Hadron Collider, 'cold-power' technologies, backed by the Government's Thermal Energy Research Accelerator and more...

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - April 2016

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Professor Martin Freer named in The Birmingham Post's Power 250 and more...
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