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Einstein's zoo: LIGO and Virgo confirm gravitational waves from 50 cosmic collisions

Einstein's zoo: LIGO and Virgo confirm gravitational waves from 50 cosmic collisions
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The LIGO and Virgo Collaborations, which includes researchers from the University of Birmingham, have announced a further 39 gravitational-wave events, bringing the total number of confident detections to 50.
Date:
29/10/2020
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Birmingham physicists receive prestigious Institute of Physics Awards

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Two University of Birmingham academics , Dr Curt von Keyserlingk and Professor Bill Chaplin, have clinched prestigious awards from the Institute of Physics for their outstanding contributions to science.
Date:
29/10/2020
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

New financial inclusion report shows growing gulf between savers and those with debts amongst UK households

New financial inclusion report shows growing gulf between savers and those with debts amongst UK households
Description
COVID-19 is having a massive impact on household finances, with personal debts increasing says a new report.
Date:
29/10/2020
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Pterosaurs undergo dental examination to reveal clues about diets and lifestyles

Pterosaurs undergo dental examination to reveal clues about diets and lifestyles
Description
Researchers used dental microwear analysis to look at the wear patterns still visible on the teeth of 17 different species of pterosaur
Date:
28/10/2020
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham to take part in online broadcast analysis of US Presidential election

University of Birmingham to take part in online broadcast analysis of US Presidential election
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The University of Birmingham will be taking part in a unique broadcast, hosted by the University of South Wales (USW), which will analyse the US Presidential Election on the night itself.
Date:
28/10/2020
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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