Aberystwyth Scientists Study Solar Eclipse in the USA

Researchers from Aberystwyth’s Physics Department form part of an international team of solar scientists who are preparing for the latest solar eclipse of the Sun.


Joe Hutton and Steve Fearn meet scientists from Germany, the Czech Republic and the USA at Boulder, Colorado ahead of the event which will takes place on Monday 21st August.

NSS 2017

Aberystwyth University’s flagship degree scheme in Physics has been given an overall satisfaction rating of 100% in an influential UK-wide student survey.


The stellar statistic for the Department of Physics F300 undergraduate programme was revealed in the National Student Survey (NSS) published Wednesday 9 August 2017.

New Physics degrees launched by Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University is launching new Engineering Physics degrees as a report published by the Institute of Physics (IoP) shows that physics-based industries contribute more than £10.7bn annually to the Welsh economy.

First ever confirmed sighting of a Lunar Impact Flash recorded in the British Isles

Space scientists at Aberystwyth University have reported what they believe to be the first confirmed sighting of a Lunar Impact Flash to be recorded in the British Isles.