Request a visit from our fantastic mobile Planetarium!
Tuesday 3rd May, 2022
You can now send a request for a visit from our mobile Planetarium team via our website!
Would Earth survive a devastating asteroid impact?
Monday 25th April, 2022
Dinosaurs didn’t know physics or have a planetary defense program. But we do By Gitanjali Poonia Jan 31, 2022, 6:26pm GMT+1 The Netflix movie “Don’t Look Up” provided a nightmare scenario where a comet, 5 kilometers wide, collides with the Earth, wiping out everything that lives and breathes — including humans.
£30,000 Investment in New Planetarium To Boost STEM Learning In Local Schools
The University of Hull has invested £30,000 in a new mobile planetarium which will improve STEM learning in local schools and colleges.
STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowships
Friday 10th July, 2020
The Milne Centre will sponsor the nomination of one potential STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellow during the upcoming fellowship round; expressions of interest in being that nominee can be emailed to Prof Brad Gibson.
Teaching school children in Thailand
Thursday 24th October, 2019
Members of the Milne Centre have just returned from a week of teaching astronomy and python to school children in Thailand. Now in its second year, the ThaiPASS program sees members of the Centre spend a week in Chiang Mai, Thailand, introducing children from disadvantaged backgrounds to programming in python and astronomy in the hope of encouraging them to further study in STEM subjects at University. The week was divided into a series of lectures and practical coding sessions, where the students could put their newly-acquired knowledge to the test. This year’s team consisted of Claire Cashmore, James Keegans, Mikkel Kristensen, Richard Stancliffe and Iraj Vaezzadeh, and former Milne Centre staff member Siri Chongchitnan. Topics covered included: introductory python, how to write a forward Euler integrator, stellar nucleosynthesis, supernovae and dark matter. [More details about the ThaiPASS program]
Tim Beers research stay at the E.A. Milne centre
Thursday 8th August, 2019
We are very fortunate to have Professor Tim Beers, Grace-Rupley Professor of Physics from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana, visiting the E.A. Milne centre for the next 4 months.
2x Postdoctoral Positions at the Milne Centre
Monday 30th July, 2018
Two PDRAs in Computational Stellar and Galaxy Cluster Physics are available at the E.A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics, University of Hull.
STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowship
Monday 2nd July, 2018
The E.A.Milne Centre for Astrophysics will sponsor the nomination of one potential STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellow during the upcoming fellowship round. Expressions of interest should be emailed to Prof Brad Gibson by 17 Aug 2018.
Launch of Thailand-UK Newton-Fund Project
Monday 23rd April, 2018
The STFC Newton-Fund has awarded £56k to Siri Chongchitnan (PI) to launch the Thai-UK Python+Astronomy Summer Schools (ThaiPASS) in Thailand over 2018-2019.
STFC awards £29k to Sergei Zharkov
Sunday 14th January, 2018
Sergei Zharkov has been awarded £29k by the STFC to host the 2018 Introductory Summer School for Research Computing in Solar Physics and Astronomy. This award will underpin the running costs of what should be an absolutely fantastic training opportunity for students from across the country.