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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.
Spacetime does ripple
Physicists have finally detected the gravitational waves they have been chasing for nearly 100 years.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The maths of February 29
Find out why leap years exist, why you have to wait 400 years for your birthday pattern to repeat, and why...
Infinite sums and China's demographics
China has recently revoked its one-child policy. What better occasion to explore the mathematics of...
Black holes exist!
Finally we can be sure — black holes, those gravitational monsters that gobble up everything that gets too...
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