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Arecibo Stories

Posted on 1 April 2021 by Chris North

Arecibo Stories brings together memories of the Arecibo Telescope from those who used it. The telescope sadly collapsed in December 2020, but part of it will live on through the stories that we tell. This game works best on a computer (not a tablet or mobile device), and may not be compatible with some older
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Join Our Online Summer Schools!

Posted on 9 July 2020 by Grace Mullally

For the fourth year, Cardiff University School of Physics and Astronomy are running a summer school for AS level students interested in studying Physics at University. This year, the summer school will run from Monday 10th August to Friday 28th August 2020. We are excited to announce that the summer school will take place online
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Ogden Trust School Physicist of the Year Award

Posted on 24 March 2017 by Brychan Govier

Is one of your students the future face of Physics? The Ogden Trust’s School Physicist of the Year Award is open for nominations. If you teach A-level physics at a school or college in Wales, you can nominate your most promising year 12 physics student. Entries are limited to one year 12 student per school, and
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Astronomy at the Hay Festival

Posted on 16 June 2016 by Haley Gomez

Academics from the School were invited to appear at the international renowned Hay Festival this year as part of the Cardiff University series. Professor Sathyaprakash and Dr Patrick Sutton told the audience about the incredible science and personal discoveries behind the detection of gravitational waves in February this year.  This event, chaired by Professor Haley Gomez,
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Inspiring Hong Kong to Reach for the Impossible

Posted on 15 March 2016 by Sarah Roberts

It was once believed that the Sun orbited the Earth and a human walking on the moon was nothing but a daydream. Science and technology have both quenched and further intensified our curiosity about the Universe. We are on an eternal mission to try to explain the “impossible” and explore the boundaries of our knowledge.
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