Astronomers have captured one of the most detailed views of a young star taken to date, and revealed an unexpected companion in orbit around it.
Scientists have discovered the first synthetic material that becomes thicker – at the molecular level – as it is stretched.
Professor Helen Gleeson has won the Outstanding Research Supervisor of the Year category in this year’s Times Higher Education Awards, announced last night.
Leeds is equipping future African radio astronomers with the space science expertise to secure senior jobs in multi-country research programmes, and to inspire young scientists in their countries.
A team including satellite communications innovator Goonhilly Earth Station and a Leeds-led consortium has been awarded for bringing space science, technology and training to developing economies.