Finding dark matter in the dark
University of Melbourne physicists are working in a laboratory 1000 metres below ground in a gold mine, to confirm the existence of mysterious dark matter
A brief history of Quantum
As the University of Melbourne joins the IBM Q Network, we look back at the biggest minds of the 20th century that have contributed to the quantum revolution.
From gravitational waves to mobile phones: 50 years of physics
To celebrate 50 years of the July Lectures in Physics at the University of Melbourne, we look back at four physics discoveries that have changed our world.
A brief history of Hawking’s scientific legacy
Stephen Hawking left a legacy to science; a University of Melbourne expert looks at what he left behind, from gravitational waves to imaginary time.
Riding the gravitational wave
University of Melbourne researchers are part of an international team to 'hear' Albert Einstein's gravitational waves for the third time - but what are they?
Revealed: The billion-year soundbite
Einstein was right. The discovery of gravitational waves proves the universe is talking to us - and listening to it will take us places we've never been before.