18 August 2015
Textbook and complementary lectures remove barriers to teaching this complex subject
07 August 2015
A new video traces the development of the School of Physics & Astronomy and reflects on the achievements of some of its students and staff.
05 August 2015
The extent to which galaxies consume one another has been revealed in research.
30 July 2015
The Closest Rocky, Transiting Planet
21 July 2015
Professor Peter Higgs has been awarded the world’s oldest scientific prize, the Royal Society’s Copley Medal.
15 July 2015
The LHCb experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider has today reported the discovery of resonances in a B-hadron decay that are consistent with particles known as pentaquarks.
13 July 2015
The School invites expressions of interest from potential applicants for the Royal Society's University Research Fellowship. This scheme provides five years of funding to outstanding researchers to help them build an independent research career.
10 July 2015
EPCC has launched two novel online courses: Practical Introduction to High Performance Computing and Practical Introduction to Data Science. Both are fully accredited by the University of Edinburgh as Postgraduate Professional Development courses.
07 July 2015
New images of deep space are helping shed light on dark matter, the invisible material that accounts for more than 80 per cent of all the matter in the Universe, but is little understood.
07 July 2015
New VR headset opens up immersive astronomy
12 June 2015
New work by the School of Physics & Astronomy increases our understanding of the atmosphere and chemistry of celestial objects.
08 June 2015
Fresh theoretical understanding of the behaviour of turbulent plasmas could inform potential applications from tokamak fusion reactors to new understanding of magnetic fields in cosmology.
19 May 2015
Tributes have been paid to a Nobel Prize-winning scientist and former Principal of the University of Edinburgh, to mark the 50th anniversary of his death.
06 May 2015
ICMS student gives best talk
13 April 2015
Fresh insights into how bacteria protect themselves – by forming a waterproof raincoat – could help develop improved products to protect plants from disease.