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First exposed planetary core discovered allows glimpse inside other worlds

The surviving core of a gas giant has been discovered orbiting a distant star by University of Warwick astronomers, offering an unprecedented glimpse into the interior of a planet. The team from the University of Warwick’s Department of Physics reports the discovery today (1 July) in the journal Nature, and is thought to be the first time the exposed core of a planet has been observed.

Wed 01 Jul 2020, 16:00 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, astronomy

Coventry Creates: local artists receive grant from city universities

Coventry University and the University of Warwick have selected 18 local artists to receive a grant that will allow them to continue their work during the COVID-19 pandemic through collaboration with researchers from the social sciences, arts, science and medicine from across both the city’s universities.


An ethical eye on AI - new mathematical idea reins in AI bias towards making unethical and costly commercial choices

Researchers from the University of Warwick, Imperial College London, EPFL (Lausanne) and Sciteb Ltd have found a mathematical means of helping regulators and business manage and police Artificial Intelligence systems’ biases towards making unethical, and potentially very costly and damaging commercial choices - an ethical eye on AI.

Wed 01 Jul 2020, 09:11 | Tags: robotics, Mathematics, Mathematics Institute, AI, Sciences

WBS Executive MBA named best in the UK

The Economist has ranked Warwick Business School’s Executive MBA the best in the UK and sixth in the world.

WBS climbed four places from its 2018 position when The Economist last did the ranking, with the school’s Executive MBA now rated third in Europe, though it is number one in Europe for programmes delivered by a single business school.

Tue 30 Jun 2020, 14:05 | Tags: Warwick Business School, WBS, Ranking

Revealing the Magnetic Nature of Tornadoes in the Sun’s atmosphere

The first direct measurements of the magnetic field in the chromosphere of the Sun by a team including University of Warwick physicists has provided the first observational evidence that huge tornadoes in our Sun’s atmosphere are produced by swirling magnetic fields.

Tue 30 Jun 2020, 12:01 | Tags: Physics, research

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