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Light Works exhibition now open
Light Works, a free exhibition commemorating the International Year of Light 2015, is now on display in the courtyard of Burlington House in London. Curated by photographic scientist Gary Evans, Light Works is a virtual journey through the electromagnetic spectrum from gamma rays to radio waves, showing how each kind of... More
Last updated on Monday, 26 January 2015 14:28
Published on Monday, 26 January 2015 11:41
 
Call for nominations: PhD thesis prizes
Each year the RAS recognises the best PhD theses in astronomy and geophysics completed in the UK. The deadline to nominate theses completed during 2014 is 31 January 2015. Two prizes are available: one for astronomy, and one for geophysics. The winners receive £1000 and an invitation to present the results of their thesis at... More
Last updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015 18:23
Published on Wednesday, 21 January 2015 17:17
 
Cosmic radio burst caught red-handed
Snap! Astronomers using CSIRO’s 64-m Parkes radio telescope in eastern Australia have for the first time seen a 'fast radio burst' – a short, sharp flash of radio waves from an unknown source – happening live. This brings us a step closer to understanding the phenomenon, which astronomers worldwide are vying to explain.... More
Last updated on Monday, 19 January 2015 11:45
Published on Monday, 19 January 2015 08:00
 
2015 winners of the RAS awards, medals and prizes
The Royal Astronomical Society is pleased to announce the 2015 winners of its awards, medals and prizes. Each year the RAS recognises significant achievement in the fields of astronomy and geophysics through these awards. The Gold Medal of the RASThe announcements were made at the Ordinary Meeting of the society held on Friday... More
Last updated on Friday, 09 January 2015 16:13
Published on Friday, 09 January 2015 16:05
 
Prof. Martin Hendry awarded an MBE
The RAS congratulates Professor Martin Hendry, who has been honoured in the UK 2015 New Year Honours list. National honours are issued twice a year on the advice of the British government, to recognise exceptional public service. The medal awarded to recipients of the MBEProf. Hendry, Head of the School of Physics and... More
Last updated on Friday, 09 January 2015 18:08
Published on Tuesday, 06 January 2015 11:24