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Life Out There with Dr. Sergey Yurchenko

Is there life out there? If so, what does that mean for us? Can they see us?  Timothy Metcalf (SES Consortium Manager) sits down with …


HPC: An Astronomical Discovery

Why do researchers need to use high performance computing (HPC)? What for? How can it assist their research? In the follow up to EPSRC’s awarding …


The Search for Another Earth

Timothy Metcalf (SES Consortium Manager) sits down with Dr. Sergey Yurchenko (Senior Lecturer, UCL Physics and Astronomy) to talk about his research into Exoplanets as …

Artist's conception illustrating the brown dwarf named 2MASSJ22282889-431026 Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Case Study

HPC Adds Extra Dimension To The Search For Extraterrestrial Life

The SES consortium’s Emerald supercomputer is providing UCL astrophysicists with the computing firepower they need to help pinpoint exoplanets capable of supporting alien lifeforms.