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Our Solar System and Beyond. | 19 May, 2022

As part of the "Our place in space project", in which Queen's University is a supporting partner, we will host a public talk at Queen's and discussion with world leaders in sky surveys and planetary defense. Entry is free, but tickets are required.

12 August, 2021

Queen’s University Belfast is playing a key role in ensuring that people across the world can view the first inventory of the Universe recorded by the world’s largest digital camera.

25 May, 2021

Scientists at Queen’s University Belfast are part of an international research team which has made an exciting new discovery of how magnetic waves can help to heat the Sun.

27 April, 2021

Such advances are important if, in the future, we ever want to probe atmospheres of smaller rocky planets that resemble the Earth.

27 April, 2021

An international collaboration of astronomers led by Queen’s University Belfast has discovered a new chemical signature in the atmosphere of an extrasolar planet, a planet that orbits a star other than the sun.

5 February, 2021

Thirty funded doctoral scholarships announced by Queen’s University Belfast are set to provide a unique opportunity to explore the challenges of Artificial intelligence (AI) for every area of science and society.

19 January, 2022

The George Darwin Lecture is given annually by an authoritative and engaging speaker on a suitable topic in astronomy. The award is named after the astronomer Sir George Darwin, the son of Charles Darwin.

20 May, 2022

ARC welcomed guests from URANIA recently.

Place in Space Divis
24 June, 2022

The solar system has arrived on the top of Divis Mountain.

Brian Schmidt and Lucie Green
24 June, 2022

Join us for an explorative journey through the Universe with Professor Lucie Green and Nobel Laureate Professor Brian Schmidt which will be chaired by TV presenter Mark Langtry.

Meg Schwamb
24 June, 2022

Join Queen’s University Belfast’s Dr Schwamb for an exclusive insight into recent discoveries about the planets, satellites, and planetesimals residing in and visiting our solar system.