At the University Gym we have new Drop-in classes so you can come and try something new this summer: Tai Chi – Wednesdays 6.45pm Developed specifically to invigorate every internal organ of the…
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ICG team discover super rare supernova October 29: ICG supernova hunters Chris D’Andrea, Andreas Papadopoulos and Bob Nichol have found the second superluminous supernova in the second year of the Dark Energy Survey data. The object was identified by graduate student Andreas Papadopoulos and triggered for confirmation using the largest telescopes in the world. The team announced the discovery yesterday to allow other astronomers in the world to observe the object. Superluminous supernova are typically 50 to 100 times brighter than normal supernova but up to 1000 times rarer.
Speed TV star visits UoP October 24: Motorcycle racer Guy Martin's recent visit to the Extreme Environments Laboratory at the University is to be featured in an episode of his TV show Speed airing on Sunday, October 26, at 8pm. Guy will be testing the limits of his endurance by taking part in a 24-hour cycling challenge.
The science of artistic endeavour October 7: Historian of science and physicist, Professor Arthur I Miller, is visiting the University on Wednesday October 8 to give a public lecture on his new book which looks at how science and technology relate to the art world. The lecture is free and open to the public and starts at 6.30 pm in the Eldon Building.