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Solar scientist appointed Royal Society Fellow

An Applied Mathematician from the University of St Andrews has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society - a highly prestigious honour which represents the greatest academic recognition for a scientist in the United Kingdom.

Glowing accolade for solar physicist

A University of St Andrews solar physicist is to be awarded one of the world's most prestigious accolades for his shining contribution to solar theory.

Our enigmatic sun

The Sun is classified as an ordinary, middle-aged star and yet its magnetic field is responsible for some of the most dramatic and energetic phenomena in the solar system, such as solar flares and other eruptions.