Oxford students successfully send an experiment into space
In November 2021, a team of graduate students from Oxford teamed up with the International Space School Educational Trust (ISSET) to turn the ideas of secondary school children into real experiments for launch to the International Space Station.
Webb latest: new milestone in search for distant galaxies
An international team of astronomers, including scientists at the Universities of Hertfordshire, Cambridge and Oxford, has today reported the discovery of the earliest galaxies ever confirmed in our Universe thanks to the James Webb Space Telescope.
JWST sheds light on galaxy organic molecules in black holes
Research led by Dr Ismael García-Bernete from the University of Oxford is the first of its kind to study tiny dust molecules known as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the nuclear region of active galaxies using early observations from the JWST.