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Gravity and Black Holes: Stephen Hawking's 75th Birthday Conference

The Centre for Theoretical Cosmology celebrated Professor Stephen Hawking's 75th birthday with a public symposium and scientific conference.

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Ellen Powell: What's it like doing a PhD at Cambridge?

Ellen Powell describes what it's like to tread in the footsteps of mathematicians like Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking.

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'LIGO and Beyond - Exploring the Universe with Gravitational Waves': Professor Kip Thorne

Professor Kip Thorne's Andrew Chamblin Memorial Lecture at DAMTP in May 2017 explored the achievement for which he, Rainer Weiss and Barry Barish were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics less than six months later.

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Cambridge Perspectives: Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication

David Spiegelhalter and Alexandra Freeman talk about the new Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication.

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Changing the way we communicate risk

A new multidisciplinary centre aims to improve the way quantitative evidence is communicated, and empower the public to understand the statistics that shape their lives.

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LIGO detects new gravitational wave

Spacetime shivers: Faculty researchers help detect gravitational wave caused by colliding black holes 3 billion light years away.

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Cambridge Perspectives: Hosting the Women of Mathematics exhibition

Holly Krieger, Lecturer at the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, talks about helping to bring the Women of Mathematics exhibition to the Faculty.

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Women of Mathematics: an exhibition of portraits

The University of Cambridge recently hosted the Women of Mathematics portrait exhibition, celebrating the work of female mathematicians from across Europe.

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Mathematics at the Cambridge Science Festival

The Centre for Mathematical Sciences opened its doors to over 400 visitors of all ages for the Cambridge Science Festival in March 2017.

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Cambridge Perspectives: Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information

Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb, Director of the new Cantab Capital Institute for the Mathematics of Information, discusses its work.

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