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Congratulations Hilary! News

Congratulations Hilary!

Published: 7 December 2016

GJI Student Author Award-winner Hilary Martens has received her certificate as author of one of the best student papers of 2016 in Geophysical Journal International.

Mars gravity mapped News

Mars gravity mapped

Published: 10 October 2016

Slight variations in the orbits of three NASA spacecraft orbiting Mars have allowed researchers to produce a gravity map of the Red Planet, indicating that it has a liquid outer core.

Meeting for Ada News

Meeting for Ada

Published: 7 October 2016

The RAS is sponsoring Ada Lovelace Day, 11 October, this year, with an especial interest in ALD Live!, an evening of music, comedy and science fun.

Finding Neptune News

Finding Neptune

Published: 16 September 2016

The discovery of Neptune involves intrigue, mystery and orbital mechanics. A birthday dinner, an uncredited observer and dodgy behaviour in the twentieth century all play a part.

Second home News

Second home

Published: 25 August 2016

There's no place like home – or is there? A rocky planet that could orbit in the habitable zone has been discovered around our nearest star, Proxima Centauri.