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Welcome to the School of Physics and Astronomy

Physics is the most fundamental of the sciences. It is concerned with understanding the laws of nature and in applying this knowledge to unlock the secrets of the Universe, to understand the world around us and to spawn new technologies.

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Research sheds new light on ancient device

Wednesday 27th July 2016

A researcher from the School of Physics and Astronomy at Cardiff University is at the centre of a project shedding new light on the Antikythera Mechanism, a 2000 year old artefact which is believed to be the world’s oldest computer.


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