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St Andrews researchers have achieved a breakthrough in laser measurement which could revolutionise the future of fiber-optic communications.

Sound and vision

A marriage of sound and light could hold the key to diagnosis of the early stages of various diseases, including cancer.

Tiny lasers light up cells

A team of researchers at the University has developed tiny lasers that could revolutionise our understanding of many diseases.

PhoG project receives €2.6m

A €2.6m project, led by researchers at the University, is part of a €1 billion scheme to boost quantum technologies in Europe.

The ultra-diffuse galaxy NGC1052-DF2 as seen through the Hubble Space Telescope.

Gravity theory saved

An international group of astronomers, including physicists at St Andrews, has revived a previously debunked theory of gravity.

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SPIE Dennis Gabor Award 2018

Professor Kishan Dholakia (Physics and Astronomy) receives the SPIE Dennis Gabor Award 2018 for his use of diffractive optics.


Scientists make quantum leap

New quantum theory research, led by the School of Physics, could transform the way scientists predict how quantum particles behave.


Is that ET story real?

A team of international researchers, led by scientists from St Andrews and the SETI Institute, have redefined the alien detection scale.

Superman’s laser vision

Superman’s ability to shoot laser beams from his eyes has come a step closer to reality, thanks to discoveries made by a University research team.