Month: November 2015

Pythagorean Astronomy: Einstein’s Revolution

Posted on 28 November 2015 by Chris North

November 2015 marks the centenary of the publication of one of the most important theories in physics: Albert Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity. On this month’s episode I chatted to Prof Mark Hannam and Dr Patrick Sutton. As part of the Gravitational Physics group here in Cardiff, Mark and Patrick try to understand the implications
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Evening Reception: Einstein’s Revolution and Public talks (Wednesday 9th December)

Posted on 24 November 2015 by Chris North

On Wednesday 9th December, join Cardiff astronomers and physicists to celebrate the centenary of Albert Einstein’s most famous work, his “General Theory of Relativity”. Book your place In November 1915 Einstein revolutionised how we understand the Universe with his General Theory of Relativity. It was General Relativity that made Einstein famous, and the reason he
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Communication award for Matthew Allen

Posted on 11 November 2015 by Chris North

Matthew Allen, a PhD student here at the School of Physics and Astronomy has been recognised by world-leading company Elsevier for his creative and personal approach to communicating astrophysics research to the public. Mat, who is studying the evolution of galaxies, picked up the inaugural Researchers’ Choice Communication Award at an awards dinner in London (5
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