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The oldest documented example of a supernova. Image: NASA
07 November 2012

Study finds that star production in the Universe has been continuously declining over the last 11 billion years.

Dark Matter map created using Hubble Space Telescope.
01 November 2012

People around the world are invited to help solve one of the Universe's enduring mysteries.

25 October 2012

EPCC demonstrated the power and utility of supercomputers at the British Science Festival in Aberdeen and Bang Goes The Borders in Melrose.

24 October 2012

Prospective postgrad students are warmly invited to visit the School during the next Open Day.

Peter Higgs, Professor Emeritus at the University of Edinburgh
18 October 2012

Specially-commissioned medal recognises Prof. Higgs' outstanding work.

16 October 2012

Andy Buckley and Jennifer Smillie, both researchers in the Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics, are among 36 UK scientists chosen for their potential to become leaders in their chosen fields.

04 October 2012

Up to 15 fully-funded Prize PhD Studentships and over 100 other funded PhD places available in Physics in Scotland.

04 October 2012

Fourth Year undergraduate project work published in Physical Review.

Detail from an illustration of the model.
19 September 2012

Research paper published in Physical Review Letters.

Peter Guthrie Tait
30 August 2012

Congratulations to Alastair Heffernan, Vladimir Prochazka and Mara Ungureanu.