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Synthetic diamond and AI research at Warwick to shine in new industry partnerships

Projects that will combine the expertise and insight of University of Warwick researchers with that of business and industry to further developments in diamond-enabled technologies and to develop a Framework for responsible adoption of Artificial Intelligence in the financial services industry have received national funding.

Thu 22 Jul 2021, 11:48 | Tags: Physics, WMG, Engineering, research, Chemistry

Planetary shields will buckle under stellar winds from their dying stars

Any life identified on planets orbiting white dwarf stars almost certainly evolved after the star’s death, says a new study led by the University of Warwick that reveals the consequences of the intense and furious stellar winds that will batter a planet as its star is dying.

Wed 21 Jul 2021, 10:18 | Tags: Astrophysics, research, astronomy

Teardrop star reveals hidden supernova doom

University of Warwick astronomers have made the rare sighting of two stars spiralling to their doom by spotting the tell-tale signs of a teardrop-shaped star, the tragic shape is caused by a massive nearby white dwarf distorting the star with its intense gravity, which will also be the catalyst for an eventual supernova that will consume both

Mon 12 Jul 2021, 16:00 | Tags: Astrophysics

Star’s death will play a mean pinball with rhythmic planets

Four planets locked in a perfect rhythm around a nearby star are destined to be pinballed around their solar system when their sun eventually dies, according to a study led by the University of Warwick that peers into its future.

Fri 11 Jun 2021, 09:39 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, Space, astronomy, planet

Subatomic particle seen changing to antiparticle and back for the first time

A team of physicists, including the University of Warwick, have proved that a subatomic particle can switch into its antiparticle alter-ego and back again, in a new discovery revealed today.

Tue 08 Jun 2021, 11:33 | Tags: Physics, research

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