Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Physics

Professor of Physics



+44 (0)20 7594 7676t.horbury Website




6M72Huxley BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Member of the Space and Atmospheric Physics  group.

Principal Investigator of the Solar Orbiter magnetometer

Research interests

  • Waves and turbulence in plasmas
  • Solar wind structures
  • Novel data analysis techniques


2017: First year mechanics

From 2019: First year electricity and magnetism



Stansby D, Horbury TS, Matteini L, 2019, Diagnosing solar wind origins using in situ measurements in the inner heliosphere, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol:482, ISSN:0035-8711, Pages:1706-1714

Perrone D, Stansby D, Horbury T, et al., Radial evolution of the solar wind in pure high-speed streams: HELIOS revised observations, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, ISSN:0035-8711

Stansby D, Salem C, Matteini L, et al., 2018, A New Inner Heliosphere Proton Parameter Dataset from the Helios Mission, Solar Physics, Vol:293, ISSN:0038-0938

Horbury TS, Matteini L, Stansby D, 2018, Short, large-amplitude speed enhancements in the near-Sun fast solar wind, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol:478, ISSN:0035-8711, Pages:1980-1986

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