theoretical physics

Find out what gravitational waves will tell us about the Universe: from understanding its birth to figuring out whether black holes have hairs.

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.

A quick introduction to the monsters that lurk at the centre of each galaxy.

Physicists have discovered evidence that our Universe might be a giant hologram.

This year's Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded for results that shed light on mysterious fundamental particles called neutrinos.

In this video theoretical physicist Ben Allanach talks about the search for dark matter at the LHC.

What is dark matter and how can the LHC find it?

Could the world be simpler than our senses suggest?

There's no doubt that maths is very good at describing the world around us. Could this be because the Universe we live in is itself a mathematical structure? We talk to Max Tegmark.