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15 March 2013

Researchers at the Institute for Astronomy have combined real world physics with a computer game to demonstrate the application of the scientific method.

14 March 2013

Latest results from CERN further reinforce that the particle discovered last year is a Higgs boson.

08 March 2013

Learn all about the MSc in HPC at our virtual Open Days in March, April and May.

25 February 2013

Max Nolte, an MPhys Computational Physics student, is spending his Fourth Year of studies at the University of Washington.

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04 February 2013

New prize offers outstanding school physicists the chance to win a trip to CERN.

15 January 2013

The Higgs Centre for Theoretical Physics brought together over a hundred physicists to discuss fundamental questions in particle physics.

Peter Higgs at CERN
08 January 2013

Two members of the School of Physics & Astronomy have been recognised in the 2013 New Year’s Honours List. 

21 December 2012

Karoline Selbach, a PhD student in the School's Particle Physics Experiment group, talks about researching the Higgs boson at CERN and explaining the mystery of music.

14 December 2012

The University is hosting a particle physics symposium in New Delhi, India to discuss the recent developments at the LHC, in particular the recent detection of a Higgs Boson candidate.