Scientists have long suspected that the way materials behave on the nanoscale – that is when particles have dimensions of about 1–100 nanometres – is different from how they behave on any other scale. A new paper in the journal Chemical Science provides concrete proof that this is the case.
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.
The University wants your views to help shape its new Environmental Policy.
Astronomers have discovered enormous smooth shapes that look like vapour trails in a gigantic galaxy cluster. These ‘arms’ span half a million light years and provide researchers with clues to a billion years of collisions within the “giant cosmic train wreck” of the Coma cluster.