University of Cambridge

Is the Universe finite or infinite? Is there infinity inside a black hole? Is space infinitely divisible or is there a shortest length? We talk to philosophers and physicists to find out.

Are there parallel universes? Universes in which, rather than reading this article, you are still asleep; in which you are happier, unhappier, richer, poorer, or even dead? The answer is "possibly". It's a controversial claim but one that has won more and more followers over the last few decades.

A quick tour to some of Hawking's most significant achievements.

Cambridge mathematicians and physicists remember their most famous colleague with fondness.

In memory of Stephen Hawking we look at the equation he was most proud of.

On the sad news of Stephen Hawking's passing we look at his professional life and work.

Statistics professor John Aston has been appointed as the Home Office's new Chief Scientific Adviser.

In this video the mathematician Holly Krieger explains how complex numbers are important in the study of dynamical systems.

This talk traces the history of zero, looks at its role in maths and science, and even finds a link to the London Underground map.

Quantum particles that are both light and matter help solve infamous NP hard problems.