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£1.2m grant success for the Milne Centre

Friday 17 November, 2017

The E.A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics has been successful in securing £1.2m in research grants this month.

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Cosmologists closer to understanding the ultimate fate of the Universe

Thursday 8 October, 2015

Dr Kevin Pimbblet, senior Astrophysics lecturer, was invited to submit an article to The Conversation to discuss what fate the universe may eventually succumb to. He explains possible options such as heat death, the big rip, and even “cosmic consciousness”, a quantum physics idiosyncrasy that means the universe could lead to an interesting, if not far-fetched, end.

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Expressions of Interest for STFC Rutherford Fellowship

Sunday 1 January, 2017

The Milne Centre will sponsor the nomination of one potential STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellow during the upcoming fellowship round; expressions of interest in being that nominee can be emailed to Prof Brad Gibson. The deadline for receipt of expressions of interest is 11 Aug 2017.

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Five myths on gravitational waves, by Dr Siri Chongchitnan

Thursday 8 October, 2015

Maths lecturer Dr Siri Chongchitnan has written an article discussing gravitational waves and the misconceptions that surround the research. The waves were predicted by Einstein’s theory of general relativity and have so far only been detected indirectly.

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Hull Space-Mission Competition

Friday 28 April, 2017

BBC Radio Humberside and the University of Hull are teaming up to offer an exciting opportunity for primary schools to be involved in Hull’s first mission into space.

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Launch of new astrophysics centre at University of Hull

Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Cutting-edge research in astrophysics has been given a major boost with the opening of a dedicated centre at the University.

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NAM2017 registration is open

Friday 28 April, 2017

Registration is now open for the National Astronomy Meeting 2017: the UK’s largest annual gathering of astronomers, proudly hosted this year by the E. A. Milne Centre. More details at our dedicated website:

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Official Opening of the E.A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics

Wednesday 4 November, 2015

The University of Hull officially opened its new E.A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics on Friday 16 October 2015.

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Partnership with the NSF Frontier Physics Centre, JINA

Sunday 1 January, 2017

The Milne Centre has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Joint Institute for Nuclear Astrophysics, becoming the first Associate Institute from the UK to do so. The Milne Centre’s expertise in Galactic Chemical Evolution and Stellar Nucleosynthesis complements JINA’s unparalleled expertise in nuclear astrophysics, bring unique collaborative opportunities to both organisations.

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PHD positions available at the Milne Centre

Friday 9 June, 2017

We are pleased to announce two new PhD studentships within the University’s E.A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics, funded jointly by the University of Hull and the Konkoly Observatory of Budapest (Hungary).

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