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Interactive dark matter could explain Milky Way's missing satellite galaxies

Scientists believe they have found a way to explain why there are not as many galaxies orbiting the Milky Way as expected.

Serco director honoured with lifetime achievement award

Serco - Thu, 2014-09-04 12:00

Gareth Matthews, Serco's Business Director for Welfare Services, has been...

Ground-breaking for ground-breaking science

Construction is now (2/9/2014) officially underway on the world's biggest microscope: the £1.4 billion European Spallation Source being built in Sweden with key British input.

Serco secures new contract at Wattisham Air Station

Serco - Mon, 2014-09-01 12:00

Serco, the international service company, has secured a new three year contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide a range of manpower services to...

Serco selected for new Caledonian Sleeper rail franchise

Serco - Thu, 2014-08-28 00:00

Serco Group plc, the international service company, has been selected by Transport Scotland to manage the new 15-year franchise for the Caledonian Sleeper...

Serco achieves top cleanliness rating at Derriford Hospital

Serco - Wed, 2014-08-27 00:00

On Saturday (31 May), Serco at Derriford Hospital will celebrate two years...

New UK facility aims to protect next generation microchips from cosmic ray chaos

UK scientists have built a new facility aimed at understanding how particles from space can interact with electronic devices, and to investigate the chaos that cosmic rays can cause - such as taking communications satellites offline, wiping a device's memory or affecting aircraft electronics. ChipIR has successfully completed its first round of development testing before going in to full operation in 2015.

Newly refurbished Holme Pierrepont Country Park opens today

Serco - Thu, 2014-08-21 12:00

Holme Pierrepont Country Park, home of the National Water Sports Centre (NWSC) in Nottinghamshire, one of the UK's premier sporting venues and outdoor leisure...

Photo release: A Spectacular Landscape of Star Formation

This remarkable image, captured by the Wide Field Imager at ESO's La Silla Observatory in Chile, shows two dramatic star formation regions in the southern Milky Way.

Award treble praises Serco's innovative approach to customer service

Serco - Wed, 2014-08-20 00:00

Serco has been presented with three top awards in this year's inaugural...

Serco to provide facilities management services to Abu Dhabi National Oil Company

Serco - Wed, 2014-08-20 00:00

Serco, the international service company, has signed a contract for the provision of facilities management consultancy services and FM operational oversight for...

European Astronomy Journalism Prize 2014 launches

European astronomy journalists can win a trip to the ESO telescope facilities in Chile with the launch of the European Astronomy Journalism Prize 2014.

Serco wins customer service awards

Serco - Mon, 2014-08-18 12:00

Ten individual short-listed nominations and three "podium" finishes were...

Lights, camera, action .... Space Robots explore museum galleries after dark

Tonight's the night if you want to take control of one of the robots originally developed for exploring life on Mars and take a peek at what's going on after dark at the Tate Britain galleries.

5th Cryogenic Cluster Day

What's the Big Event on September 19th? No, it's not the Scottish Referendum (that's the day before). It's CCD5 : The 5th Cryogenic Cluster Day. Free to attend, it is a day of seminar, trade show, posters and lab visits, showcasing cryogenics as the wonderful enabling technology it is. CCD 5 is taking place at the heart of the strongest cryogenic community - Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, in the heart of the strongest cryogenic community there is.

Serco appointed by Moirai to manage local Waterpark

Serco - Wed, 2014-08-13 00:00

Moirai Capital Investments has appointed Serco to manage and operate the...

Serco to deliver Qatar Armed Forces Staff training

Serco - Fri, 2014-08-08 00:00

Serco has signed a three-year, £26m contract with Qatar's Ministry of...

Diamond Light Source appoints new Chairman

Diamond Light Source, the UK's national synchrotron science facility, has appointed Professor Sir Adrian Smith as its new Chairman.

Making the Most Out of Intellectual Property

In partnership with the UK Intellectual Property Office, we are hosting two Intellectual Property (IP) workshops at our Harwell Oxford and SciTech Daresbury campuses this September.

Rosetta makes history by catching a comet

Scientists at STFC, UK Space Agency, ESA and others around the world today celebrate history being made as Rosetta becomes the first spacecraft to successfully rendezvous with a comet, opening a new chapter in Solar System exploration.

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