23 October 2000
Scientists at the University's Institute of Astronomy are involved in two major space missions, one to chart the origins and future of the Milky Way and another to find planets which resemble Earth. The missions are included in a package of six research projects recently announced by the European Space Agency which will determine European space missions for the next 12 years.
05 October 2000
Baroness Perry, President of Lucy Cavendish College, helped launch the project along with, from left, Derek Hicks, of the Higher Education Funding Council for England, Michael Richardson, Director of Continuing Education at the University and James Crowden, Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire.