Can the laws of physics disprove God?

If God could break the laws of physics, why haven't we seen any evidence of the laws ever being broken in the universe?

Monica Grady, Professor of Planetary and Space Sciences, The Open University • conversation
Feb. 22, 2021 ~14 min

Galaxies eject gas when they merge, preventing new stars forming – new research

These results might lead us to revise our understanding of how galaxies stop forming their stars.

Annagrazia Puglisi, Post Doc Research Associate in the Centre for Extragalactic Astronomy, Durham University • conversation
Jan. 12, 2021 ~5 min

Cambridge researchers awarded European Research Council funding

Five researchers at the University of Cambridge have won consolidator grants from the European Research Council (ERC), Europe’s premiere funding organisation

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Dec. 9, 2020 ~2 min

Universe unravelled: Stephen Hawking Centre collaborates on new streaming series

The Stephen Hawking Centre for Theoretical Cosmology has teamed up with Discovery on a documentary series exploring new windows on our Universe.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 13, 2020 ~4 min

Katie Mack: 'Knowing how the universe will end is freeing'

Astrophysicist Katie Mack has been researching The End of Everything.

By Kameron Virk • bbcnews
Aug. 3, 2020 ~5 min

Half the matter in the universe was missing – we found it hiding in the cosmos

Cosmologists had only been able to find half the matter that should exist in the universe. With the discovery of a new astronomical phenomenon and new telescopes, researchers just found the rest.

Jean-Pierre Macquart, Associate Professor of Astrophysics, Curtin University • conversation
May 27, 2020 ~11 min

How could an explosive Big Bang be the birth of our universe?

The term 'Big Bang' might make you think of a massive explosion. Put the thought out of your head. Rather than an explosion, it was the start of everything in the universe.

Michael Lam, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Rochester Institute of Technology • conversation
April 30, 2020 ~6 min

5,000 'fibre-optic eyes' to probe Universe's Dark Energy

The most detailed survey of the cosmos aims to shed light on the mysteries of its creation.

By Pallab Ghosh • bbcnews
Oct. 28, 2019 ~5 min

Women in STEM: Amelia Drew

Amelia Drew is a PhD candidate in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. Here, she tells us about dark matter, being the only scientist in the family, and how to avoid feeling isolated during a PhD. 

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Oct. 10, 2019 ~3 min

Stephen Hawking dies: Scientist's most memorable quotes

Remembering some of the key theories and quotes of the world renowned physicist, who has died.

By Andy Green • bbcnews
March 14, 2018 ~4 min