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



Perrone D, Stansby D, Horbury TS, et al., 2019, Thermodynamics of pure fast solar wind: radial evolution of the temperature-speed relationship in the inner heliosphere, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol:488, ISSN:0035-8711, Pages:2380-2386

Matteini L, Stansby D, Horbury TS, et al., 2019, The rotation angle distribution underlying magnetic field fluctuations in the 1/f range of solar wind turbulent spectra, Il Nuovo Cimento C – Colloquia and Communications in Physics, Vol:42, ISSN:2037-4909

Stansby D, Horbury TS, Wallace S, et al., Predicting Large-scale Coronal Structure for Parker Solar Probe Using Open Source Software, Research Notes of the Aas, Vol:3, Pages:57-57


Pudney M, King S, Horbury T, et al., 2019, Solar Orbiter Strategies for EMC Control and Verification

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