physics

A possible way of resolving the greatest problem of physics.

Find out how an exploding Sun led Einstein to discover one of the most successful theories ever!

Information is supremely powerful, yet it can't be described by traditional physics. Constructor theory provides a potential answer.

Would you like to get away from Earth? Here's how fast you would need to go.

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

Atomic clocks are the best time keepers, but need to be kept incredibly cold. Paradoxically, the cooling is achieved by shining light on them.

Resonant electromagnetic waves, created by lightning flashes, circle the Earth. Wim Hordijk explores the maths and shows how you can keep track with these phenomena.

Taking apart the CMB picture using the maths of sound.

This year's Nobel Prize in Physics has gone to Rainer Weiss, Barry Barish and Kip Thorne for their role in the detection of gravitational waves.