The University of Hertfordshire will, today, point its new laser radar into the sky for the first time, marking the opening of the University’s new lidar facility.
22 November 2018
Astronomers from the University of Hertfordshire have identified the presence of a new planet orbiting Barnard’s star - a red-dwarf star smaller and older than our sun - and its existence has been proven by an international team of researchers, as reported today (Wednesday 14 November) in the journal Nature.
14 November 2018
The Development in Africa with Radio Astronomy (DARA) project, which the University of Hertfordshire contributes to as a partner organisation, has won a Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) Better Satellite World Award.
31 October 2018
New research, published today (Wednesday 24 October) in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, has found evidence for a large number of double supermassive black holes, likely precursors of gigantic black hole merging events.
24 October 2018
The University of Hertfordshire is bolstering its mathematics provision with the appointment of five new teaching and research posts.
10 October 2018
Dr Mark Thompson, Dean of School of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics, meets Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand to discuss the building project for the Thai National Radio Observatory.
18 July 2018
We were delighted to hold our first Alumni Event in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Monday 25 June 2018.
26 June 2018
A team of international astrophysicists from institutes in seven countries, including Dr Martin Krause at the University of Hertfordshire, propose a solution to a problem that has perplexed scientists for more than 50 years: why are the stars in globular clusters made of material different to other stars found in the Milky Way?
21 June 2018
On Wednesday 21 March the School of Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics was delighted to welcome back three alumni to talk to current students about their careers since graduation.
6 April 2018
In March 2018, numerous events took place across the University of Hertfordshire in recognition of Women's History Month and International Women's Day.
13 March 2018
The University of Hertfordshire is sponsoring the Civic Awards 2018. Make your nomination today.
16 January 2018