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Birmingham scientist recognised with international physics prize

Birmingham scientist recognised with international physics prize
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A University of Birmingham physicist has been awarded a prestigious prize for his contributions to gravitational wave research.

Birmingham joins hunt for Earth-like planets

Birmingham joins hunt for Earth-like planets
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Researchers at the University of Birmingham are joining the search for Earth-like planets with the commissioning of a new telescope, named Ganymede, located at the European Southern Observatory's Paranal Observatory.

University of Birmingham nuclear physicist is honoured in 'power' awards

University of Birmingham nuclear physicist is honoured in 'power' awards
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A University of Birmingham nuclear physicist has been named in the 2020 Timewise Power 50 Awards: a roll call of 50 powerful executives in the UK - who all happen to work part-time or flexibly.

How the discovery of new planets is helping us to better understand our place in the Universe

How the discovery of new planets is helping us to better understand our place in the Universe
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Award-winning astronomer Dr Amaury Triaud explains how he uses powerful telescopes to discover new planets orbiting stars other than our own Sun.

Birmingham physicist honoured by the prestigious Blavatnik Awards

Birmingham physicist honoured by the prestigious Blavatnik Awards
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A researcher in the University of Birmingham's School of Physics and Astronomy has been named a Finalist in the annual Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists in the United Kingdom.

X-rays and gravitational waves will combine to illuminate massive black hole collisions

X-rays and gravitational waves will combine to illuminate massive black hole collisions
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A new study by researchers at the University of Birmingham has found that collisions of supermassive black holes may be simultaneously observable in gravitational waves and X-rays at the beginning of the next decade.

TESS dates an ancient collision with our galaxy

TESS dates an ancient collision with our galaxy
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A single bright star in the constellation of Indus, visible from the southern hemisphere, has revealed new insights on an ancient collision that our galaxy the Milky Way underwent early in its history.

Birmingham astronomers honoured in Royal Astronomical Society bicentenary awards

Birmingham astronomers honoured in Royal Astronomical Society bicentenary awards
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Two leading astrophysicists at the University of Birmingham are to be recognised in the Royal Astronomical Society's prestigious 2020 Awards.

Birmingham scientist wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry award

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The University of Birmingham's Professor Leigh Canham has been named the Royal Society of Chemistry Spiers Memorial Award winner for 2020.

LIGO-Virgo network catches another neutron star collision

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The gravitational-wave observatory network has picked up what appeared to be gravitational ripples from a collision of two neutron stars.
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POSTPONED: EPS Societies' Awards 2020

Date
10/06/2020
Description
Returning for their seventh year, the EPS Societies' Awards are the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences' annual celebration of our 39 student groups.
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