cosmology

  • Cosmological constant may not be constant

    Measurements suggest dark energy may fluctuate.

    The cosmological constant – an essential part of the complex equations that account for an expanding universe – may n...

    Physics October 5, 2017
  • A revolution in theoretical physics?

    Join cosmologist Dr Erik Verlinde for his public lecture.

    Science has come a long way since the time of Einstein and Newton and, in most circumstances, their theories continue...

    Society October 2, 2017
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson – Astrophysicist superstar

    Andrew Masterson meets the New York-based cosmologist who has become a household name that is a b...

    Tyson, like Stephen Hawking, Albert Einstein and very few others, is one of those rare scientists whose reputation ex...

    Space September 9, 2015
  • Star dust and gravitational waves

    Scientists who claimed to have detected gravitational waves may have been fooled by swirling gala...

    You are a rock star. You step on stage to face flashing lights, smoke from the fog machine and tens of thousands of s...

    Space May 11, 2015
  • Shakespeare and the stars

    Born in the same year as Galileo, he witnessed a cosmic revolution.

    Missions to Mars; reading our genomes; Google: welcome to the modern age, where science repeatedly revolutionises our...

    Physics September 2, 2013
  • A brief history of Stephen Hawking

    His fame is enormous, but how will his legacy stand up?

    Stephen Hawking’s office on the ground floor of a modern academic block in Cambridge is a surprisingly plush affair, ...

    Physics August 1, 2007
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