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Explosion on Jupiter-sized star ten times more powerful than ever seen on our Sun

A stellar flare ten times more powerful than anything seen on our sun has burst from an ultracool star almost the same size as Jupiter.

Wed 17 Apr 2019, 09:55 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, astronomy

Pint of Science returns to Coventry bringing scientists out of the lab and into your local

The public science festival, Pint of Science, is returning to Coventry this year with experts from the Universities of Warwick and Coventry talking about their research work in a selection of pubs and venues around the city.


Heavy metal planet fragment survives destruction from dead star

A fragment of a planet that has survived the death of its star has been discovered by University of Warwick astronomers in a disc of debris formed from destroyed planets, which the star ultimately consumes.

Fri 05 Apr 2019, 07:42 | Tags: Physics, Astrophysics, research, astronomy

Computer program developed to find ‘leakage’ in quantum computers

A new computer program that spots when information in a quantum computer is escaping to unwanted states will give users of this promising technology the ability to check its reliability without any technical knowledge for the first time.

Tue 19 Mar 2019, 14:06 | Tags: Physics, Computers, research, Quantum physics

£7 million funding to grant XMaS wish

A facility that allows scientists to use x-rays to examine materials for purposes as diverse as reducing corrosion on metal artefacts to re-growing teeth from stem cells is set for a multi-million pound upgrade.

Mon 25 Feb 2019, 10:55 | Tags: Physics, research

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