News and events


  • Image may contain: Amber, Astronomical object, Circle, Sun, Science.
    "Solar snake" across the Sun’s surface Nov. 15, 2022 2:38 PM

    The spacecraft Solar Orbiter spotted a ‘tube’ of cooler atmospheric gases snaking its way through the Sun’s magnetic field.

  • Close-up of the sun
    Solar Orbiter’s unprecedented view of the quiet corona Oct. 31, 2022 1:03 PM

    The ESA-led Solar Orbiter mission has experienced its second close encounter with the Sun. It is delivering more stunning data, and at higher resolution than ever before.

  • Image may contain: Amber, Astronomical object, Circle, Sun, Science.
    Nobody has done this before Oct. 13, 2022 1:40 PM

    See the new close up photos of the Sun from Solar Orbiter. The images shows the progress of the ESA/NASA spacecraft as it heads inwards on its voyage of discovery.

  • Three scientists - one woman and two men
    Publications Summer 2022 Sep. 27, 2022 11:17 AM

    Three papers has been accepted for publication from RoCS - Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics this summer.

  • Prizewinners received Kavli Prize from His Majesty The King
    Kavli prize 2022 honors stellar insights Sep. 6, 2022 9:29 PM

    Three researchers received the prestigious prize for their breakthrough research in Astrophysics in Oslo 6 th of September.


Researchers' profile

  • Visiting Atlas, one of the two main detectors in the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN
    The versatility of physics Nov. 15, 2022 1:46 PM

    He did his research at CERN, Geneva, within beam and accelerator physics. Now Sondre Vik Furuseth, Postdoctoral fellow at RoCS, will use his knowledge to attempt simulating the whole Sun.

  • Young person making a jump
    Excited to learn more Nov. 2, 2022 11:28 AM

    - RoCS’s ties to St Andrews solar group was a bonus, says Georg Cherry who did her master's there. Now she is a Doctoral Research Fellow at RoCS.

  • Young male scientist with glasses
    A dream come true Oct. 7, 2022 1:26 PM

    - My name is Nicolas Poirier and I come from the scenic "châteaux of the Loire Valley" in France. Meet the new Postdoctoral Fellow at RoCS - Rosseland Centre for Solar Physics.