I’ve just met some remarkable seedlings at Wakehurst Place in West Sussex, where Kew Gardens keeps its Millennium Seed Bank. They are the experts when it comes to anything to do with storing and growing plant seeds.
Happy Dark Matter Day! Thomas Kitching, Reader in Astrophysics, gives an overview of Dark Matter and the UK's involvement in Euclid. A mission which will map the geometry of the dark Universe.
It is with great sadness that we recently learned of the death of one of our colleagues, Dr Helen Walker.
In the early 80’s, in what seems a lifetime ago but is only half a lifetime, I returned to Imperial College from a spell in the USA.
The space sector magazine spaceUK is back with a bigger and bolder edition and this time it’s digital.
The first “Mars Utah Rover Field Investigation” run by the UK Space Agency and the Canadian Space Agency. This daring project will involve the operation of a Mars Rover test platform in Utah, while controlling the Rover and its scientific instruments, will be …
How e2v image sensors brought space to the masses.
This week, we're celebrating World Space Week (#WSW16). Today we're focussing on Gaia, the mission that will examine the Milky Way in unprecedented 3D detail, mapping stars and their movements.
Today marks the 10th anniversary of Hinode’s launch, a satellite which observes the Sun’s activity in high resolution.
The Sun. It’s that great big ball of fire in the sky. But what did it ever do for us?