Dr Helen Mason OBE (Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics) has teamed up with astronaut Tim Peake to create sports and science activities for schools taking part in the Space to Earth Challenge.
Professor David Spiegelhalter, The Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk in the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, is appointed a Knight Bachelor for services to Statistics.
Video of magnetic field lines “slipping reconnection” bring scientists a step closer to predicting when and where large flares will occur.
The first images of an upward surge of the Sun’s gases into quiescent coronal loops have been identified by an international team of scientists. The discovery is one more step towards understanding the origins of extreme space storms, which can destroy satellite communications and damage power grids on Earth.