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A new kind of singing star
The Sun is no longer singing solo and is now part of a stellar choir
Astronomers have for the first time listened to the heartbeat of a star other than our own Sun.
The dynamic sun
On 11th August 1999 a total eclipse of the Sun will be visible from parts of the UK. It will provide a spectacular display, but why is the Sun so interesting?
Career profile - Academic Researcher
Find out how an early interest in Mathematics and Physics led Dr Helen Mason to a career in solar studies.
Friends and strangers
Can we always find order in systems that are disordered? If so, just how large does a system have to be to...
A brief history of quantum field theory
Something called quantum field theory has been hugely successful in describing the fundamental forces and...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
Like spirals and flowers? Then you'll love polar coordinates and the pretty pictures they allow you to draw!
There's no doubt that information is power, but could it be converted into physical energy you could heat a...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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