• Project to help vision impaired people engage with astronomy wins award
  • Bumper crop of black holes in new gravitational wave paper

    Only a few years ago, scientists the world over celebrated as the first-ever gravitational waves were detected – confirming a long-held scientific theory and opening up an entirely new field of research.

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    Bumper crop of black holes in new gravitational wave paper
  • Major EU grant to unravel the mysteries of the Universe

    An astrophysicist has won a career-changing grant, which will put him at the forefront of international cosmological research.

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    Major EU grant to unravel the mysteries of the Universe
  • Ripples from deep in the Cosmos reveal most massive black hole detected yet

    The results were contributed to by experts from the University’s Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation.

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    Ripples from deep in the Cosmos reveal most massive black hole detected yet
  • Astrophysicists fill in 11 billion years of Universe history

    The results were contributed to by experts from the University’s Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation.

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    Astrophysicists fill in 11 billion years of Universe history.
  • New test of dark energy and expansion from cosmic structures

    New analysis of large-scale structure of Universe by Portsmouth researchers finds direct evidence of dark energy, independent of the cosmic microwave background and supernovae.

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    New test of dark energy and expansion from cosmic structures
  • Travel back in time and explore space with new virtual reality app

    A new virtual reality app that allows users to travel back in time and see the universe before the sun was even born

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    Travel back in time and explore space with new virtual reality app