Wed, 04 Jan 2012 09:34:00 GMT
The search for gravitational waves relies on measuring the minute motion of massive mirrors. This requires the mirrors to be isolated from everyday vibrations and hence they are hung by systems of controlled wires - a bit like a puppet!
Tue, 24 Jan 2012 08:50:00 GMT
Fri, 09 Mar 2012 10:07:00 GMT
Chris Wilkinson was the father of nanotechnology at the University of Glasgow, he became one of the most cited engineers in Scotland. Chris died on the 23rd February 2012, survived by his wife Judy, three children Rona, Kit and Maggie and four grandchildren.
Space Glasgow Researchers highlight the work in Space Debris and Space Weather in European Union Films
Fri, 13 Jul 2012 15:50:00 BST
Space Glasgow Researchers Dr Patrick Harkness of the School of Engineering and Dr Nicolas Labrosse from the School of Physics and Astronomy feature in two European Union films created to highlight the work of the EU in the areas of Space Debris and Space Weather.
Wed, 27 Jun 2012 15:24:00 BST
Scientists at the Kelvin Nanocharacterisation Centre have acquired a world-leading electron microscope which will allow them to scrutinise individual atoms and probe their chemical, magnetic and electronic properties with unprecedented detail.
Thu, 02 Aug 2012 09:29:00 BST
Research published today in the journal Nature gives a detailed picture of how scientists are looking to the much warmer Antarctic climate of the distant past to learn more about how the planet could look in the future if climate change continues unchecked.
Fri, 24 Aug 2012 10:55:00 BST
The Open Day will help researchers from around the University to understand how to collaborate, access and work with the JWNC. The Open Day is free & includes a sandwich lunch. The Centre looks forward to researchers from all parts of the University attending
Tue, 20 Nov 2012 09:38:00 GMT
A $200 million upgrade to the United States-based gravitational wave detector network, which could help unravel some of the enduring mysteries of the universe, has had crucial components designed and installed by the University of Glasgow.