Hubble Snaps Sharp Image Of Cosmic Concoction

Photoshopping: The final frontier

08 Apr 2010

It's space, but is it art? Stunning images of the galaxy are fast becoming common currency thanks to technology like the Hubble Space Telescope, but a unique investigation at the University of Cambridge this week will seek to determine whether something strange is going on behind the scenes.

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Queen's Birthday Honours

16 Jun 2006

The Head of Education at the Fitzwillam Museum and an eminent University astronomer have each been honoured with an OBE in the 2006 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

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Stars

Generations of astronomers survey the stars

16 Feb 2006

A Cambridge PhD student is following in his great-great-grandfather's footsteps by helping to measure the speeds of up to one million stars passing near the Sun, a huge advance on the efforts of his ancestor who was able to measure the speeds of only 100 stars over a century ago.

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