Physics

16 November 2017

The recent discovery of two neutron stars colliding brings us one step closer to understanding how heavier elements,...

08 November 2017

Recently, emergence has been helping to explain consciousness and free will.

26 June 2017

How did we find out what lurks inside the atom?

01 June 2017

An international league of scientists is kicking off the decades-long process of developing the successor to the Large...

28 February 2017

We slice open an LED light bulb to see how they work and why we need them.

17 November 2016

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the world’s biggest particle smasher, stands a good chance of discovering the elusive...

14 November 2016

by 2050, over 20% of all electricity could be provided by photovoltaics.

09 June 2016

What do two separate fields of science say regarding the existence of free will?

02 June 2016

Scientists are now working to make sense of what it means not only for their research but also for our understanding of...

17 March 2016

European researchers are helping humans get to Mars by developing faster engines, solar forecasts and better shielding.

16 February 2016

Various fields of physics predict we might live in a "multiverse"...

18 January 2016

The world you can see around you is just a tiny slice of the Universe, will we ever find the rest of the cake?

10 December 2015

Galaxies aren’t as massive as computer simulations suggested they should be – and now scientists have one explanation...

03 December 2015

100 years ago, Einstein's theory of general relativity changed the world. Before that though, came special...

15 October 2015

A look inside one of the most spectacular feats of engineering: the jet engine.

05 February 2015

Why a certain number pops up more often than you'd expect, and how this can be used to catch crooks!

20 October 2014

Supported by The Royal Academy of Engineering, the Naked Scientists are offering candidates an opportunity to join...

15 October 2012

What is steel? How have the production methods for making it changed over hundreds of years? What are different kinds...

25 May 2012

Meteorites on the open market routinely fetch a higher price than the equivalent weight of gold. But how does this...

09 February 2012

Almost 70% of the energy produced by a car engine is lost, mostly in the form of heat that exits along the exhaust pipe...

10 January 2012

So much sound and fury over the Higgs Boson, signifying what?

18 October 2011

The inside of a modern aircraft jet engine is a harsh and complex environment, but the drive for ever more powerful and...

06 July 2011

CSI has come to Swansea. But rather than solving murders, for a team at the University's Technology Centre (UTC)...

21 April 2011

Countless atomic recipes and crystal arrangements mean there are literally trillions of possible materials that could...