Professor Sir Roger Penrose, Honorary Fellow and alumnus of St John’s College Cambridge, has jointly won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics for the discovery that
Oct. 6, 2020 • ~4 min
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Material falling into a black hole casts X-rays out into space – and now astronomers have used the echoes of this radiation to map the dynamic behaviour and surroundings of a black hole itself.
Jan. 20, 2020 • ~6 min
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Amy Rankine is a PhD candidate in the Institute of Astronomy and a member of Clare Hall. Here, she tells us about being the first in her family to go to university, why she decided to pursue an academic career, and how the brightest things in the universe affect the formation of galaxies.
Nov. 21, 2019 • ~4 min
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“Weather” in clusters of galaxies may explain a longstanding puzzle, according to a team of researchers at the University of Cambridge.
Oct. 21, 2019 • ~4 min
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