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Search for inhabitable planets comes to Royal Society science exhibition

28 June 2018

The New Webb Telescope will look back in time to the origins of the Universe and search for inhabitable planets.


Planck Team win Gruber Cosmology Prize

10 May 2018

The Planck team and two PIs share the Gruber Prize for their measurements of the Cosmic Microwave Background.


University of Sussex physicists help discover new stellar streams

11 January 2018

Scientists from the University of Sussex have discovered new stellar streams from a telescope in Chile as part of the Dark Energy Survey.


Obituary: Leon Mestel (1927-2017)

20 September 2017

Tributes have been paid to the eminent Sussex astronomer and astrophysicist, Emeritus Professor Leon Mestel FRS, who died on 15 September, aged 90.


Buses get a stellar makeover for science

31 August 2017

Two Brighton buses will be decked out with science for a year, in a project organised by Dr Lily Asquith, a physicist at the University of Sussex.


Explore galaxies far, far away at the University of Sussex

4 January 2017

Children and adults will be seeing stars during an evening of astronomical activities at the University of Sussex campus this month.


Sussex astronomers observe the deepest view of the Universe

27 September 2016

Sussex astronomers - working with an international team - have observed the Hubble Ultra Deep Field - our deepest view of the Universe.


Medicine meets astrophysics to help early dementia diagnosis

6 September 2016

Sussex astrophysicists will swap galaxies for general practice in an innovative new study that aims to improve the early diagnosis of dementia.


Astronomers at Sussex measure how fast our universe is dying

14 August 2015

An international team of researchers, including two Sussex astronomers, discovered that the universe is slowly dying.


Sussex space scientists help to reveal brilliant world of starburst galaxies

5 December 2012

University of Sussex astronomers and scientists in Hawaii have helped to reveal hundreds of starburst galaxies – the birthplace of the stars.


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