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Cavendish Astrophysics


The Astrophysics Group at the Cavendish Laboratory is headed by Professor Paul Alexander.

Contact information for individuals in the group is available via the People tab.
For all general enquiries please contact the group administrator hub, via the information below.

Telephone enquiries:

+44 (0)1223 337294

E-mail enquiries:

rutherford.hub (please append

Postal address:

Astrophysics Group
Cavendish Laboratory
JJ Thomson Avenue
Cambridge CB3 0HE


+44 (0)1223 337563

For Postal or Fax items, please be sure to indicate the name of the recipient.

Follow these links for information about how to find us at the Battcock Centre for Experimental Astrophysics and at the Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory at Lord's Bridge.

Latest news

Roberto Maiolino awarded a Royal Society research professorship

1 March 2021

Prof Roberto Maiolino awarded a prestigious Royal Society Research Professorship! From the Royal Society website: "Professor Roberto Maiolino, University of Cambridge - The chemical evolution of galaxies across the cosmic epochs Professor Roberto Maiolino is Professor of Experimental Astrophysics and Director of the Kavli...

3rd Global 21-cm Workshop

16 June 2020

Registration is open!

Nobel Prize in Physics for Didier Queloz

8 October 2019

Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to Prof Didier Queloz from Cavendish Astrophysics