Astronomers have successfully peered through the ‘amniotic sac’ of a star that is still forming to observe the innermost region of a burgeoning solar system for the first time.

Archaeology is no longer just about digging holes. New research by a team led from the University of Leeds promises to improve the investigation of our heritage from the air.

The team responsible for high-tech learning at the University of Leeds has received recognition in the form of the Association for Learning Technology’s Learning Technologist of the Year award.

The University’s work in supporting enterprising students is being showcased at a series of national award ceremonies this autumn.

Researchers have shown for the first time that phytoplankton (plant life) in remote ocean regions can contribute to rare airborne particles that trigger ice formation in clouds.