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Read more at: MERAC Prize for the Best Early Career Researcher in Theoretical Astrophysics

MERAC Prize for the Best Early Career Researcher in Theoretical Astrophysics

Nikku Madhusudhan has made pioneering contributions to exoplanetary science which include precise chemical characterisation of exoplanetary atmospheres, detailed studies of atmospheric and interior processes, and using exoplanetary...

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Read more at: 2017 Jackson-Gwilt Medal in Astronomy

2017 Jackson-Gwilt Medal in Astronomy

Dr Ian Parry became acutely aware of the scientific need for large samples of galaxy spectra whilst doing his PhD in the 1980's on the faint object spectrograph of the Isaac Newton Telescope. He thought hard about how to build an...

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Read more at: 2017 Eddington Medal in Astronomy

2017 Eddington Medal in Astronomy

Professor Cathie Clarke has been awarded the 2017 Eddington Medal in Astronomy by the Royal Astronomical Society.

The Professor of Theoretical Astrophysics was the first to demonstrate how a young star’s radiation field controls...

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Read more at: Nikku Madhusudhan awarded the Bappu Gold Medal of the Astronomical Society of India

Nikku Madhusudhan awarded the Bappu Gold Medal of the Astronomical Society of India

Madhusudhan has been given the Astronomical Society of India's (ASI) international award for his contributions to exoplanetary science.

The ASI presents the award every two years in memory of Professor M. K. Vainu Bappu to...

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Read more at: Cambridge scientists honoured in Top 100

Cambridge scientists honoured in Top 100

20 January 2014

Nine members of the University have been recognised as part of an initiative to raise awareness of the spectrum of roles that contribute to science.

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Read more at: Discover: scientific imagery

Discover: scientific imagery

31 January 2013

Cutting-edge science, and its communication to the public, is often brought to life with sophisticated imagery. But how do you go about photographing a distant star formation or the inside of a locust’s brain? Cambridge researchers and technicians...

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