black holes

Like burst balloons after a party: the last paintings of John Hoyland

28 August 2021 9:00 am

When the internationally acclaimed abstract painter John Hoyland died in 2011 at the age of 76, a large chunk of…

Stephen Hawking: the myth and the reality

1 May 2021 9:00 am

I could never muster much enthusiasm for the theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking. His work, on the early universe and the…

Will the universe end with a bang or a bounce?

1 August 2020 9:00 am

Alexander Masters speculates on how the universe will end