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Catching waves with Kip Thorne
What happens when one black hole meets another?
Professor Kip Thorne
shows us how to eavesdrop on these cosmic events by watching for telltale gravitational waves.
Happy Birthday Stephen Hawking!
This issue of
is a special, marking the occasion of Stephen Hawking's 60th birthday. Plus attended his
in Cambridge, where we interviewed some of the world's most influential mathematicians and physicists.
No place like home for Martin Rees
Sir Martin Rees
a whistlestop tour of some of the more extraordinary features of our cosmos, and explains how lucky we are that the universe is the way it is.
Stephen Hawking's 60 years in a nutshell
is very proud to present
Professor Stephen Hawking
's own Birthday Symposium address.
Research into the bizarre world of neutrinos helps to piece together the creation story of the Universe.
El duende flamenco de Paco de Lucía
The funeral of the great flamenco guitarist, Paco de Lucia, this week reminded us of the mathematical and...
Infinity or -1/12?
What do you get when you add up all the natural numbers 1+2+3+4+ ... ? Not -1/12! We explore a strange result...
Why are we here?
David Sloan calculates how likely it is that our Universe exists. He explains to us how, and why the answer...
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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