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Read more at: Cambridge Festival 2021

Cambridge Festival 2021

16 March 2021

The first ever all-online Cambridge Festival starts next week! We have a wide range of astronomical talks and activities coming up for you, including a children's lecture about how the planets got their names, "Black Hole Wars" (a five-episode saga all about Black Holes!), fun physics experiments for your kitchen, a guide...


Read more at: Dr Eloy de Lera Acedo awarded STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowship
Dr Eloy de Lera Acedo

Dr Eloy de Lera Acedo awarded STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowship

15 March 2021

Dr de Lera Acedo from Cavendish Astrophysics and the Kavli Institute of Cosmology in Cambridge has been awarded a prestigious STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowship (STFC ERF). Dr de Lera Acedo’s research focuses on the study of the early epochs of our Universe via observations of the hyperfine 21-cm line from primordial...


Read more at: Inspiration from Cambridge Astro Women

Inspiration from Cambridge Astro Women

8 March 2021

The ‘Inspiration from Cambridge Astro Women’ page was put together in celebration of International Women’s Day 2021. This page features profiles of the many wonderful women we have working in our Cambridge Astronomy departments, including advice, motivational quotes, personal inspiration and role models. iwd2021.jpg bonsor...


Read more at: Portrait of young galaxy throws theory of galaxy formation on its head

Portrait of young galaxy throws theory of galaxy formation on its head

11 February 2021

A team led by KICC visitor Dr Federico Lelli has peered 12 billion years into the past, revealing a distant galaxy with an unexpected appearance. Scientists have challenged our current understanding of the way galaxies form by unveiling pictures of a young galaxy in the early life of the Universe which appears surprisingly...


Read more at: Postdoctoral Research Associate in Galaxy Formation & Evolution

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Galaxy Formation & Evolution

9 February 2021

The Astrophysics Group of the Department of Physics and the Kavli Institute for Cosmology, University of Cambridge are pleased to invite applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work in support of activities related to the group's observational programme on the formation and evolution of galaxies and black...


Read more at: Roberto Maiolino awarded the Royal Society Research Professorship
Roberto Maiolino awarded the Royal Society Research Professorship

Roberto Maiolino awarded the Royal Society Research Professorship

14 January 2021

Professor Roberto Maiolino, Director of the Kavli Institute for Cosmology, Cambridge, has been awarded the prestigious Royal Society Research Professorship. This is the Royal Society's premier research award and "provides long term support to world-class researchers of outstanding achievement” and enables them "to focus on...


Read more at: Two new lectureships announced by The Department of Physics - Cavendish Laboratory

Two new lectureships announced by The Department of Physics - Cavendish Laboratory

14 January 2021

The Department of Physics - Cavendish Laboratory, is pleased to invite applications for two Lectureships (equivalent to Assistant Professorships). They are: A Lectureship in Extragalactic Astrophysics for which the Department is looking for a talented early career scientist to promote and develop ambitious programmes aimed...


Read more at: Quantum projects launched to solve universe’s mysteries
Quantum projects launched to solve universe’s mysteries

Quantum projects launched to solve universe’s mysteries

13 January 2021

Researchers will use cutting-edge quantum technologies to transform our understanding of the universe and answer key questions such as the nature of dark matter and black holes.


Read more at: Anastasia Fialkov (IoA & Kavli) and collaborators awarded the 2020 Buchalter Cosmology Prize for their work on Fuzzy Dark Matter
Anastasia Fialkov (IoA & Kavli) and collaborators awarded the 2020 Buchalter Cosmology Prize for their work on Fuzzy Dark Matter

Anastasia Fialkov (IoA & Kavli) and collaborators awarded the 2020 Buchalter Cosmology Prize for their work on Fuzzy Dark Matter

12 January 2021

Anastasia Fialkov (IoA & Kavli), Philip Mocz (Princeton University) and their collaborators have been awarded the 'The Buchalter Cosmology Prize' (3rd place) for the work entitled “First star-forming structures in fuzzy cosmic filaments ” published in Physical Review Letters (2019). The paper was recognized by the...


Read more at: Special public lectures in celebration of Stephen Hawking's birthday
Special public lectures in celebration of Stephen Hawking's birthday

Special public lectures in celebration of Stephen Hawking's birthday

6 January 2021

Two online public outreach lectures about the science of our Universe will be delivered on Friday, 8th January 2021 by Professor Sir Roger Penrose, recipient of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics, and Professor Eiichiro Komatsu, Director of the Max-Planck Institute for Astrophysics in Munich.