Two-hundred scientists have come together to produce the first ever image of a black hole in a landmark moment for astronomers
Euan Hall reviews the latest developments in scientific efforts to understand ripples in space-time.
The paper details the core of a paradox Hawking has been working on for 40 years
Dr Kate Shaw visit the University to talk about Physics Without Frontiers, an international effort to develop research in disenfranchised countries.
Astronomers at the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics have detected interstellar gamma ray bursts using indirect methods for the first time.
Experts in laser physics, cancer therapy and genetic manipulation of viruses have been rewarded for their respective discoveries in physics, medicine and physiology and chemistry
University of Manchester scientists have successfully rotate a beam of high energy protons for the first time
“Look up at the stars and not down at your feet” – Professor Stephen Hawking
Researchers at the National Graphene Institute in Manchester are teaming up with LifeSaver to utilise graphene in cutting-edge water filtration.
Astronomers have been left stumped by radio bursts found by a new Canadian radio telescope, which have only ever been observed once before
The University of Manchester Physics Outreach (UMPO) is a public engagement effort by the School of Physics and Astronomy. It is the largest of its kind in the UK, and aims to communicate scientific principles to the British public as well as to inspire scientific curiosity. We spoke to Meg Kirkman, a representative of UMPO, […]
Physics lecturer, Dr Andrew Markwick, creates StudentCRT software to improve student wellbeing at The University of Manchester
Megan Robinson speaks to Manchester’s own Dr Rob Appleby, a particle physicist at CERN, about getting people engaged in science with all their senses
One of CERN’s lead contributory theorists, Professor Alexander Strumia, has been suspended after causing widespread outrage over his remarks in a gender equality seminar. In a workshop organised by CERN (The European Organization for Nuclear Research) on Friday 28th September, Strumia claimed that “physics was invented and built by men, it’s not by invitation”. It […]
The Jewish Society are particularly concerned that the students who attempted to call out anti-Semitism faced ridicule
Visitors of the university’s new heritage tour will be the first to see inside the private research rooms of the “father of nuclear physics”, 100 years after the splitting of the atom