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Institute of Astronomy
Tue 21 Jan 2014
Fast collision of solitons
Wed 12 Feb 2014
Tue 11 Feb 2014
Fri 7 Feb 2014
Cool and exciting science? Big deal! What's the pay-off for me?
This cartoon explains some of the surprising spin-offs and economic benefits of space technology.
Institute of Astronomy Sackler Lecture 2014. The Search for Earth 2.0 - Professor Sara Seager
Sackler Lecture Series
Mon 8 Dec 2014
Slow collision of solitons
The movie shows the formation of a very massive black hole according to the simulations performed at the IoA/KICC. It starts at a time of about 400 million years and runs until 1...
Fri 25 Oct 2013
Just how do you go about creating a 3D map of a galaxy? How many stars would that even be? And how can we know the distances to the stars if we can't travel to them?
How old are the stars?
Turns out it's not so easy to tell. This cartoon shows how the Gaia spacecraft will uncover the timeline of our universe by measuring the stars.