New research identifies Fukushima reactor unit 1 material in environment26 June 2019Through the analysis of sub-mm particulate sourced from the environment, new research published today in Nature Communications by scientists from the University of Bristol, Diamond Light Source and the Japan Atomic Energy Agency has identified specific fallout particles from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in the environment that give insights into the events that occurred in reactor Unit 1.
Professor John Nye, 1923 - 201918 February 2019Emeritus Professor John Fredrick Nye, internationally renowned physicist, died on 8 January 2019, a month before his 96th birthday. His colleague Emeritus Professor Michael Berry offers this tribute.
Giant impacts caused by interplanetary collisions 4 February 2019Astronomers have found fresh evidence for significant planetary diversity within a single exoplanet system, suggesting that giant high-speed collisions are partly responsible for planetary evolution.
Renewal of Nuclear Energy Futures CDT
4 February 2019Several members of the South West Nuclear Hub are celebrating the renewal of the Nuclear Energy Futures Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT), funded by EPSRC.