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Government announces £23.5m for UK Quantum Technology Hub

Government announces £23.5m for UK Quantum Technology Hub
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A new wave of funding has been announced by the Government for research into quantum technologies.

What is the weather like in space today?

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It is now 50 years since Neil Armstrong set foot upon the moon. NASA, and several private space companies, have active plans to return astronauts there soon, with the goal of establishing a longer-lasting presence.

Physics and Astronomy at Birmingham 2019 NSS results

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Our students who participated in the National Student Survey (NSS) have ranked Physics and Astronomy at the University of Birmingham highly.

Scientists weigh the balance of matter in galaxy clusters

Scientists weigh the balance of matter in galaxy clusters
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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.

Professor Kai Bongs from the University of Birmingham has been awarded this year's Institute of Physics Dennis Gabor Medal and Prize

Description
The Dennis Gabor Medal and Prize is awarded for Professor Kai Bongs' contribution to the development of quantum sensors and the translation to industrial applications.

Birmingham professor wins prestigious Institute of Physics award

Birmingham professor wins prestigious Institute of Physics award
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Cristina Lazzeroni, Professor in Particle Physics at the University of Birmingham, is the winner of this year's Institute of Physics Lise Meitner Medal and Prize.

Elements and new discoveries

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What is it that limits or constrains the number of chemical elements we know? The International Year of the Periodic Table, 2019

Celebrating 150 years of the Periodic Table

Celebrating 150 years of the Periodic Table
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UNESCO has designated 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table. We are marking the 150th anniversary of Mendeleev's periodic table of chemical elements with a series of short films.

University of Birmingham brings together Nobel Prize-winning academics from across the world to facilitate collaborative research

University of Birmingham brings together Nobel Prize-winning academics from across the world to facilitate collaborative research
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The Institute of Advanced Studies at the University of Birmingham recently hosted a Nobel Prize-winning researchers and other pre-eminent academics, as part of a programme designed to support collaborative research.

Chemistry of stars sheds new light on the Gaia Sausage

Chemistry of stars sheds new light on the Gaia Sausage
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Chemical traces in the atmospheres of stars are being used to uncover new information about a galaxy, known as the Gaia Sausage, which was involved in a major collision with the Milky Way billions of years ago.
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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 36 student groups.
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