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.
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.
- STFC Ernest Rutherford Fellowships: Internal Deadline 10th August 2016 12th July 2016
- Universe becoming cleaner as cosmic dust gets mopped up by stars. Wednesday 6th July 2016
- Black hole signals mark "true beginning" of gravitational wave astronomy Wednesday 15th June 2016