general relativity

We asked cosmologist Pau Figueras everything we’ve ever wanted to know about black holes. In this podcast he explains what black holes are, physically, and how we hope to observe them.

2018 is the centenary of a mathematical result that changed the character of physics.

Can physics do for maths what maths has done for physics?

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

Cosmology has an ambitious goal: to understand the Universe in its entirety. Find out more here.

Find out all you need to know about the cosmic microwave background in this comprehensive overview.

Straddling the boundary between pure and applied mathematics.

How will the Universe end? In a big crunch? Or a big freeze? It all depends on its shape...

Find out about the heroic effort that led to the detection of gravitational waves and the excitement of their discovery.

A quick introduction to one of the greatest discoveries of the century.