Scientists at Cambridge’s Kavli Institute are studying how the Universe developed after the Big Bang by analysing light emitted up to 13.7 billion years ago.
It's space, but is it art? Stunning images of the galaxy are fast becoming common currency thanks to technology like the Hubble Space Telescope, but a unique investigation at the University of Cambridge this week will seek to determine whether something strange is going on behind the scenes.
The Planck satellite has just reached its orbit, 1.5 million km from Earth, on a mission to understand the origin and evolution of our Universe.
Cambridge University researchers are casting their gaze back to the start of the universe following the launch last week of two of the most expensive scientific satellites ever built by the European Space Agency.
A Cambridge astronomer’s identification of the remnant of the most recent supernova in the Milky Way is set to fill in major gaps in our knowledge of the exploding stars.
A Cambridge PhD student is following in his great-great-grandfather's footsteps by helping to measure the speeds of up to one million stars passing near the Sun, a huge advance on the efforts of his ancestor who was able to measure the speeds of only 100 stars over a century ago.