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Read more at: Cambridge Perspectives: 'My Life in Physics' - Stephen Hawking

Cambridge Perspectives: 'My Life in Physics' - Stephen Hawking

Watch Professor Stephen Hawking's public talk from his 75th Birthday Conference, held in July 2017.


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

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.



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

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.


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

'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.



Read more at: Cambridge Perspectives: Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication

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.


Read more at: Changing the way we communicate risk

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.



Read more at: LIGO detects new gravitational wave

LIGO detects new gravitational wave

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


Read more at: Cambridge Perspectives: Hosting the Women of Mathematics exhibition

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.



Read more at: Women of Mathematics: an exhibition of portraits

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.


Read more at: Mathematics at the Cambridge Science Festival

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.