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Read the latest news from the University, from student success stories and alumni achievements to research breakthroughs across our 5 faculties.

26 articles found

New test of dark energy and expansion from cosmic structures

03 June 2020 3 min read

New test of dark energy and expansion from cosmic structures | News | University of Portsmouth

The values of the energy density of matter (Ω_m) and dark energy (Ω_Λ) in the Universe measured from different cosmological data. Image credit: Seshadri Nadathur.

Explore the wonders of the Universe at Stargazing Stargazing is an evening of astronomy, space activities, cosmology chat and talks.

28 January 2020 2 min read

Hundreds of stargazers will visit Portsmouth Historic Dockyard to learn about the wonders of the Universe and take a tour around the night sky.

Galaxy

University of Portsmouth astronomer wins prestigious award Dr Collett's research is giving exciting new insights into how matter warps spacetime

13 January 2020 2 min read

Dr Thomas Collett has been awarded the Royal Astronomical Society’s Winton Award for his promising career development in astronomy.

Image of a galaxy

Telescope instrument opens its 5000 eyes for the first time Portsmouth cosmologists will help to create the most detailed 3D map of the universe ever created

28 October 2019 3 min read

A new telescope instrument, designed and built by an international collaboration including cosmologists from the University of Portsmouth, has aimed its 5,000 fibre-optic ‘eyes’ at the night sky for the first time.

Thousands of fibre optic eyes on DESI instrument

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