Gravity

10 October 2017

What won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Physics?

15 August 2017

Radio telescopes dotted across the globe have joined up to create the Event Horizon Telescope, which is the size of the...

25 January 2017

Microgravity has serious impacts on the body, including loss of bone, muscle and vision.

25 January 2017

Living without gravity can have some serious side effects, as astronaut Stanley G Love found out...

11 August 2016

Rosetta has managed to sniff the comet 67P and scientists have reconstructed what it smells like...

18 July 2016

With its strong radiation belts, polar auroras and red spot, Jupiter is a bit of an enigma...

26 May 2016

Have you ever wondered what the Sun is made of?

26 May 2016

The Sun is 4.6 billion years old but how did it get there?

26 May 2016

When it comes to stellar death, it's go big or go home...

06 May 2016

Watching planets cross the sun was hugely important in understanding the scale of our universe but why do scientists...

26 February 2016

Einstein predicted gravitational waves a century ago with the publication of his theory of general relativity. But what...

26 February 2016

LIGO directly detected gravitational waves for the first time, but how did they do it?

26 February 2016

Back in 2013, BICEP claimed to have detected gravitational waves, but the discovery has since been disputed....

08 February 2016

Recently, there has been growing excitement that Einstein's 'Gravitational Waves' might have been...

25 January 2016

Do black holes obliterate what falls into them, or do they leave a faint ghost of the structure of what they have...

25 January 2016

Event horizons, singularities and time dilation: we get to the bottom of the weird physics of black holes.

25 August 2015

New Horizons' images of Pluto have reignited debate over the dwarf planet's classification: should Pluto be...

24 August 2015

Symmetry and physics have become completely inseparable over the last century, but how do they fit together?

24 August 2015

What is a 'Theory of Everything' and do we have a chance of finding one?

02 June 2015

Dark matter makes up a quarter of our universe but we don't know what is it! Scientists could be about to change...

02 June 2015

Dark Matter might be made by colliding protons in the Large Hadron Collider, at CERN...

02 June 2015

Scientists have been looking for dark matter for nearly 100 years, but why does finding it matter?

20 October 2014

Invaders are on their way to the UK - setting up home in our waterways, altering ecosystems and smothering other...

24 March 2014

This week a team of astronomers announced that they had detected evidence of primordial gravitational waves. We met one...