Space Research Centre

The Space Research Centre (SRC) is part of the School of Physics and Astronomy and is housed in the Michael Atiyah building.  The SRC's programme has three main areas of focus, which are the development of novel sensors and optics for high energy astrophysics, planetary missions and interdisciplinary research in the Life Sciences and Medicine; providing engineering capability in Space; and planetary science including concepts for the next generation of instrumentation, tools and techniques and planetary materials and their analysis.

Related Research

Leicester's Physics Projects

Theoretical Astrophysics

Revealing the processes shaping the formation and evolution of stars and planets

X Ray and Observational Astronomy

Observing the universe across the spectrum