Physics

Articles about physics, cosmology, astrophysics, electricity, energy, forces, gravity, light and maths...

22 November 2018

Are you a PhD student from Cambridge University? Fancy joining our team?

27 September 2018

Earthworms and tiny water fleas could help deliver clean water to billions of people

17 September 2018

What would it be like if the Naked Scientists visited your school?

06 September 2018

Prof. Sarkar believes that many of the results supporting the existence of dark energy may be affected by confirmation...

14 August 2018

Have you ever wondered how The Naked Scientists make science so accessible and interesting? The Naked Scientists’...

31 May 2018

Noise is one of the biggest pollutants in modern cities but the risk is often overlooked despite being linked to an...

10 May 2018

A theory developed with the late Professor Stephen Hawking stating that the universe is more simple and uniform than...

03 May 2018

Graphs are amazingly simple mathematical objects widely used in computer science, biology, chemistry and many other...

26 April 2018

Electric ferries and digital communication between ships could help in the quest to decarbonise maritime transport, a...

18 April 2018

The latest state-of-the-art planet-hunting telescopes reveal a Universe filled with the potential for life and...

19 March 2018

Landfill is both ugly and polluting. But a new breed of technology promises to make it a thing of the past,...

27 January 2018

Flying has become a vital part of our lives. In the one hundred years since the Wright Brothers first took to the air,...

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...

15 March 2017

Before the introduction of the electric chair, there were numerous accidental deaths from electric shock, but it wasn’t...

28 February 2017

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

27 February 2017

Renewable energy systems must rely on better, more powerful energy storage systems if the industry wants to become...

20 February 2017

Have you ever thought about the possibility of several parallel worlds? What if there is a doppelganger of yourself...

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.

04 November 2016

As the clocks go back, and we descend into winter darkness, Laura Brooks investigates some light based technologies.

15 September 2016

Can you use maths to help find your keys? An extract from a new book about the maths of our everyday lives...