In the first of the physics doomsday series: false vacuum decay, what it is, what it means for humankind, and how worried we should be.
The great physicist and mathematician Stephen Hawking past away today. Sonali reflects on her interactions with this singular man.
In this first guest blog, Sonali Mohapatra describes how gravity and Black Holes inspire her as a physicist and a poet.
Brilliant at math, yet terrible at business: in this post I examine how Einstein, Newton, and Tesla’s lost vast sums of money at the stock market.
Unsurprisingly, our feline friends have had to assist humans in our clumsy explorations of nature: here further evidence for such interventions.
What are gravitational waves? What is Dark Matter? Can we learn about Dark Matter using gravitational waves? Exciting times ahead.
Johan Cruijff, the legendary Dutch football player and coach, knew a thing or two about science!
Why is there such gender-inequality in the sciences? And what can we do about it? Here some reflections on science education and pop culture.
In this collaborative post, we give an example of an application of quantum mechanics in renewable energy is quantum dotted solar cells.
What is peer review, and what is the scientific method? Does it work in the way that it is supposed to? Has it always been like that. This post reflects on the process and politics of scientific research.