Latest News About Astronomy
A University of Hertfordshire astrophysicist has created animated sequences of cosmic phenomena for renowned Hollywood filmmaker Terrence Malick’s new film, Voyage of Time.
An international team of astronomers led by the University of Hertfordshire have solved the mysteries of a giant space blob by witnessing galaxies forming inside the intergalactic gas cloud.
September saw nearly 15, 000 students and their families and friends attended the University’s 2016 award ceremonies at St Albans Abbey.
Astronomers from the University of Hertfordshire have played a key role in the discovery of an ‘Earth-like’ planet around our nearest star. The discovery, published in the journal Nature, was made as part of a collaborative project with the European Southern Observatory (ESO) and other academic institutions.
Clouds may have a net warming or cooling effect on climate, depending on their thickness and altitude. Artificially formed clouds called contrails form due to aircraft effluent, in a cloudless sky, contrails are thought to have minimal effect on climate. But what happens when the sky is already cloudy?
A team of astronomers from the University of Hertfordshire, USA and Australia have found a planet, until now thought to be a free floating or lonely planet, in a huge orbit around its star.
Space might be known as the final frontier, but looking to the stars can inspire children back on earth and the amateur astronomers could even make an important discovery at home.
Sixty-eight students from twenty-six Hertfordshire secondary schools were named as Hertfordshire Physicists of the Year at an event organised by the University of Hertfordshire and sponsored by the Ogden Trust, on Tuesday 14 July.
A team of astronomers and computer scientists at the University of Hertfordshire have taught a machine to 'see' astronomical images.
The University of Hertfordshire has been awarded Athena SWAN Bronze Institutional status in recognition of its commitment to advancing the representation of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine (STEMM).
Professor Sean Ryan, Dean of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics, attended the Delivering Equality: Women and Success summit at Murray Edwards College, Cambridge.
The School of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics (PAM) saw the launch of the PAM colloquia series, a forum where important new research results of areas relevant to the PAM community are presented by renowned researchers from institutions across the UK.
A near total eclipse is happening at 08.25 on Friday 20 March. Astronomers Dr Mark Gallaway and David Campbell of the University of Hertfordshire’s Bayfordbury Observatory talk us through this rare astronomical event.
The School of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics (PAM) is funding a second year Maths student, Buse Aktekin, to attend the 'London Mathematical Society' Summer School in July 2015 at Loughborough University.