Institute of Astronomy

Optical

Variable Universe

Variable stars, RR Lyrae, transients, supernovae, microlensing events.

High Redshift Galaxies

By studying high redshift galaxies, we can learn about the evolution of galaxies throughout the history of the Universe.

X-ray Group

X-ray astronomy research in Cambridge is carried out by an active X-ray Astronomy group whose research focusses on accretion on to compact objects and the physics of clusters of galaxies.

Lucky Imaging

Lucky Imaging is a remarkably effective technique for delivering near-diffraction-limited imaging on ground-based telescopes.