Stardome scoops major award

Posted on 27 November 2015 Stardome project led by Rob Jeffries from the Astrophysics section of the School has been awarded Widening Participation/Outreach Initiative of the Year.

National & International Facility time

Posted on 09 November 2015 Facility time awarded to Keele Staff and postgraduates.
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Keele astronomer discovers a black hole too large for its galaxy

Posted on 02 October 2015 Keele astronomer Jacco van Loon has used the 11-m aperture Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) to discover a supermassive black hole in the centre of a modest galaxy, SAGE0536AGN.

Work-experience schoolboy discovers new planet

Posted on 12 June 2015 A 15-yr-old schoolboy has discovered a new planet orbiting a star 1000 light years away in our galaxy.
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Diamond Light Source studentship

Posted on 13 April 2015 Professor Aneurin Evans has been awarded a studentship from Diamond Light Source Ltd (£35,937) for his postgraduate research student, Emmal Safi.
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Keele planet discoveries on Horizon

Posted on 13 March 2015 A major part of our understanding `hot Jupiters', is dominated by discoveries from Keele's WASP-South planet search.

Keele astrophysicists in discovery of black hole winds' shape and power

Posted on 20 February 2015 Keele astronomers have discovered that the winds from supermassive black holes at the centre of galaxies blow outward in all directions and can affect the star formation history of the host.

£1.45 million grant for Keele Astrophysics Group

Posted on 16 January 2015 The Astrophysics Group at Keele has been awarded a new STFC Consolidated Grant.