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LIGO-Virgo Network catches another neutron star collision

LIGO-Virgo Network catches another neutron star collision
Description
The gravitational-wave observatory network, including researchers from the University of Birmingham, have reported on the detection of new gravitational ripples from a collision of two neutron stars.
Date:
07/01/2020

UK researchers awarded £30m investment in global neutrino physics project

UK researchers awarded £30m investment in global neutrino physics project
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The UK has made a new, multi-million pound investment in the DUNE global science project, bringing together the scientific communities of the UK and 31 countries to build the world's most advanced neutrino observatory.
Date:
21/11/2019

Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage wins at IChemE awards

Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage wins at IChemE awards
Description
The University of Birmingham's Centre for Energy Storage, together with Chinese firm Jinhe Energy, triumphed at the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Global Awards 2019.
Date:
08/11/2019

Scientists Observe Year-long Plateaus in Decline of Type Ia Supernova Light Curves

Scientists Observe Year-long Plateaus in Decline of Type Ia Supernova Light Curves
Description
A team of scientists has discovered that the fading of infrared light following Type Ia supernovae explosions can be interrupted, with brightness staying the same for up to a year.
Date:
09/10/2019

New 3D printing technique for biomaterials

New 3D printing technique for biomaterials
Description
A new way of 3D printing soft materials such as gels and collagens offers a major step forward in the manufacture of artificial medical implants.
Date:
02/10/2019

Gravitational waves observed from another cosmic collision of a pair of black holes

Description
The LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo Collaboration identify a further gravitational wave event in the data from the Advanced LIGO detectors
Date:
29/08/2019

Government announces £23.5m for UK Quantum Technology Hub

Government announces £23.5m for UK Quantum Technology Hub
Description
A new wave of funding has been announced by the Government for research into quantum technologies.
Date:
11/07/2019

Scientists weigh the balance of matter in galaxy clusters

Scientists weigh the balance of matter in galaxy clusters
Description
A method of weighing the quantities of matter in galaxy clusters – the largest objects in our universe – has shown a balance between the amounts of hot gas, stars and other materials.
Date:
03/07/2019

New high-capacity sodium-ion could replace lithium in rechargeable batteries

Description
University of Birmingham scientists are paving the way to swap the lithium in lithium-ion batteries with sodium, according to research published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.
Date:
14/09/2018

New centre launches to help small and medium-sized businesses accelerate the development of medical innovations

New centre launches to help small and medium-sized businesses accelerate the development of medical innovations
Description
A new centre has been launched in collaboration with the University of Birmingham aimed at providing a central space for small and medium-sized businesses to accelerate the development of medical innovations.
Date:
27/11/2017
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