Institute of Astronomy



CODEX is a proposed ultra-stable optical high-resolution spectrograph for the E-ELT utilizing the novel laser-comb wavelength calibration technique.

Gaia: a Stereoscopic Census of our Galaxy

Gaia is the ESA cornerstone mission set to revolutionise our understanding of the Milky Way.

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 visible imaging on ground-based telescopes.