Our group hosts observers, theorists and instrumentation specialists. Find out about their research interests and activities here.
We study exploding stars, growing galaxies and feeding black holes in an expanding Universe.
Dr Hendrik van Eerten, a reader in the Department of Physics, has co-authored one of this year’s most cited papers published in Institute of Physics journals.
The honorary role celebrates his contributions to astrophysics and the cooperation he has fostered between the University of Bath and East-Asian observatories.
Bath astronomers find clumpier dust distributions in early galaxies, and highlight how dust can make galaxies look bigger than they really are.
Last year, telescopes registered the brightest cosmic explosion of all time. Astrophysicists can now explain what made it so dazzling.
Bath astrophysics involvement in first-ever science observations with the James Webb Space Telescope coincides with large grant success.
Bath hosts the largest National Astronomy Meeting in the Royal Astronomical Society’s 200-year history.