16 January 2017
The Institute for Astronomy's Prof. Catherine Heymans has been awarded the 2017 George Darwin Lectureship by the Royal Astronomical Society.
14 January 2017
Results from a search for dark matter in the complete LUX exposure.
19 December 2016
Space images shed light on unknown Universe.
13 December 2016
A new theoretical model of DNA as a "recolourable" polymer may explain why specific "epigenetic" patterns on the genome can survive from one cell generation to the next and allow cellular memory.
06 December 2016
Images of faraway galaxies shed new light on dark matter.
03 December 2016
New study predicts water deeper inside Earth than previously thought.
25 November 2016
PhD student Flaviu Cipcigan wins presentation award at NPL Post Graduate Institute conference.
12 October 2016
Discover if the School of Physics & Astronomy and the city of Edinburgh are right for you!
12 October 2016
Alternative scenario of early Universe overcomes significant theoretical hurdle.
07 October 2016
Doors-Open day at JCMB.
26 September 2016
A new experiment carried out in the underground Gran Sasso Laboratory of the Italian National Institute for Nuclear Physics (INFN) could help scientists uncover the origin of some rare elements in the universe.
22 September 2016
An international team of astronomers, led by Edinburgh, has gained a new view of the evolution of distant galaxies. Their study focuses on a region of the Universe previously studied using the deepest observations of the Hubble Space Telescope.
04 August 2016
BBC Horizon Special "Inside Cern"
28 July 2016
Scientists have refined their search for dark matter with the completion of a sophisticated experiment.
27 July 2016
The UK Centre for Astrobiology has concluded its fourth MINAR campaign in the 1.1 km-deep Boulby Mine.