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Materials for nuclear fusion: how do you confine a sun to a box?

Nuclear fusion – energy of the future?

What is antimatter?

Antimatter has fuelled many a supernatural tale, but it's also fascinating all by itself. Many people think of it as an "...

How do you become an astronaut?

How do you become an astronaut?

Within the next few decades, humans could be leaving their footprints on the Red...

Marie Curious - Girls Exploring Science

A free one‐day science event for...


Can we build an eco-friendly aeroplane?

Remember those days when it was possible to climb aboard a plane and jet off around the world? Well, while we might be...

Why are we searching for water on the moon?

The moon may be the closest planetary body to us, but we still have a lot to learn about it. For example, what is the water...

Lockdown Walks - Urban Stargazing

Think you need to be somewhere...

Lockdown Walks - The Mysteries of Ice

"On Earth when it snows...

Electric Vehicles and the Future

What does the future hold for electric vehicles? We know that they represent a cleaner, greener way of...

Lockdown Walks - What's that solar panel doing?

Have you ever walked down the street and seen a rooftop covered in black shiny panels? Ever wondered exactly what they are...

Just a few...

Here's a few resources from the University you can take a look at

Astrolabes online exhibition and catalogue

Victorian optical toys online exhibition


Learn more about meteorites

The Ockham Lecture - The Merton College Physics Lecture

Video about the 2012 transit of Venus