Latest Science and Technology Facilities Council Stories
How can a sensor for analyzing the atmosphere of Mars help us to cut greenhouse emissions on Earth? By going where no human or machine has been before.
The European Astronomy Journalism Prize 2013 launched today has been expanded to now include entries from Europe and South America.
A major step forward in our understanding of the structure and behavior of some of the most elusive atomic nuclei in existence, some of which occur only briefly on the surface of exploding stars, is now taking place thanks to the first experiments to come from the new Advanced Gamma Tracking Array (AGATA).
The winner of the first European Astronomy Journalism Prize, designed to help inspire the next generation of researchers has been announced today (5 September 2012) at a reception in the House of Commons.
The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) recently expressed deep regret at the decision of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) to end support for two major astronomical telescopes.
A scientific advance in renewable energy which promises a revolution in the ease and cost of using solar cells, has been announced today, Monday 4 July 2011.
MPs said that deep-funding cuts put the UK's prominence in astronomy and particle physics at risk.
Scientists continuing to investigate a 50 year mystery have discovered another vital clue that could help pave the way for improved medicines.
- A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.