The Department's research activity was directed along three main lines: Atmospheric sciences, Elementary particle physics, and Materials physics.

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Figure: July 2012 solar superstorm captured by the twin STEREO spacecraft. (credit: NASA)

In 2014 the Department produced 700 scientific publications, large majority of them in leading journals with referee system. Easy access to the publications can be found in:

A listing (with links) of postgraduate theses completed in 2014 is in the following: