The Hands-On Universe public engagement programme

Posted on Sep 17, 2013 in Hands-On Universe, News, Outreach
The Hands-On Universe public engagement programme

Cosmology and astrophysics address some of the most fundamental and universally fascinating questions in the whole of science: Where did the Universe come from? What is it made of? What will its ultimate fate be? The study of the Universe is inspiring, humbling and in short one of the greatest scientific challenges of humankind. But by […]

100 seconds physics

Posted on Sep 17, 2013 in Outreach

Physics World is asking scientists to take a complex idea and explain it in 100 seconds or less using only a white board. Here is my take! What is the anthropic principle?  How do we know that the Universe is flat? 

The Theory of Everything explained

Posted on Sep 10, 2013 in Outreach, Uncategorized

I had the pleasure to act as scientific advisor for a short, sponsored movie on… cosmology and love. It’s a new Theory of Everything. It does sound an unlikely mix, but if you think about it, love is all-pervasive, just as dark matter and dark energy are. But judge for yourselves: The Theory of Everything has […]