Institute of Astronomy

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Supermassive black hole jets stir old cosmic puzzles

Press release October 2019

Stormy cluster weather could unleash black hole power and explain lack of cosmic cooling     Read more...

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Cambridge's Professor Didier Queloz wins 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics

8 October 2019

Queloz jointly wins the 2019 Physics Nobel for his work on the first confirmation of an exoplanet – a planet that orbits a star other than our Sun.      Read more...

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New ‘fuzzy’ dark matter research disrupts conventional thinking

Press release October 2019

New ‘fuzzy’ dark matter theory disrupts conventional thinking about the makeup of the Universe     Read more...

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2019 Pilkington Prize awarded to Dr Nikku Madhusudhan

26 June 2019

We are pleased to announce that Dr Nikku Madhusudhan is a recipient of the 2019 Pilkington Prize.      Read more...

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Vacancies and Research Fellowships

Current Vacancies

Vacancies and Research Fellowships available at the Institute of Astronomy.     Read more...

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Research

Research at the Institute of Astronomy

The Institute of Astronomy researches across the entire breadth of astronomy. Find out more about our current fields of research and project involvement.     Read more...

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Upcoming Talks at the IoA

Thursday 21 November 2019
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Fergus Simpson -- PROWLER.io
A Bayesian Approach to Machine Learning
Time: 13:00-14:30  [details]
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Jane Lixin Dai (University of Hong Kong)
Accretion Disks, Winds And Jets in Tidal Disruption Events
Time: 16:00-17:00  [details]
Friday 22 November 2019
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Gareth Jones (Cavendish Lab)
Kinematic Characterization of the First Galaxies (Kavli Happy Hour Talk)
Time: 16:00-18:00  [details]
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Michalis Agathos (DAMTP)
Gravitational waves, from zero to hero: an update on LIGO-Virgo science (Kavli Happy Hour Talk)
Time: 16:00-18:00  [details]