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Gravity theory saved from death

An international group of astronomers, including physicists at St Andrews, has revived a previously debunked theory of gravity.

14 September 2018Research

St Andrews scientist awarded international physics prize

Professor Kishan Dholakia (Physics and Astronomy) receives the SPIE Dennis Gabor Award 2018 for his use of diffractive optics.

21 August 2018Awards

Scientists make leap in simulating quantum particles

New quantum theory research, led by the School of Physics, could transform the way scientists predict how quantum particles behave.

20 August 2018Research

How can you tell if that ET story is real?

A team of international researchers, led by scientists from St Andrews and the SETI Institute, have redefined the alien detection scale.

24 July 2018Research

Artist appointed to sky-mapping project

MUSA will use art to engage the public in astronomy.

24 May 2018Research

Superman’s laser vision a step closer to reality

Superman’s ability to shoot laser beams from his eyes has come a step closer to reality, thanks to discoveries made by a University research team.

1 May 2018Research

Should we replace stars with planets on our Christmas trees?

Mystery of the Star of Bethlehem

18 December 2017Research

New research could revolutionise the future of electronic devices

University leads innovative electronic states in solids research

27 November 2017Research

Revolutionary guitar string rocks the guitar world

Interest from greats of rock and roll

22 September 2017Public interest stories

Carbon nanotubes turn electrical current into light-matter quasi-particles

Strong coupling in carbon nanotubes may hold the key to electrically driven organic lasers

18 July 2017Research