Astronomers find evidence of ‘missing link’ black hole - 13 Feb 2017
A handful of pulsars at the centre of 47 Tucanae whips around an invisible object with a strong gravitational tug. Image: Bülent Kızıltan...
Astronomers find evidence of ‘missing link’ black hole - 10 Feb 2017
An international team of astronomers including UQ astronomer Holger Baumgardt has announced new evidence for the existence of a middleweight black...
Vale Emeritus Professor Anne Penfold Street, OA 11/10/1932 - 28/12/2016 - 11 Jan 2017
With the passing of Anne Penfold Street on Wednesday 28th of December 2016, the School of Mathematics and Physics and The University of Queensland...
Physics Major student wins thesis prize - 20 Dec 2016
Daniel Muthukrishna, BE/BSc student, was recently awarded the 2016 Student Thesis prize for the best engineering student thesis from the Queensland...
UQ physicist recognised with prestigious medal - 12 Dec 2016
The University of Queensland School of Mathematics and Physics academic Dr Margaret Wegener has been awarded the 2016 Australian Institute of Physics...
Giant rays shown to be predators of the deep - 30 Nov 2016
  Giant ray at Isla de la Plata, Ecuador.  Credit: Andrea Marshall. Research revealing that giant manta rays are deep-sea...
Tiny Einstein is created in super-cold microscopic detail - 8 Nov 2016
Scientists have imprinted images on a super-cold microscopic fluid
Purple bacteria shows an exceptionally efficient geometric arrangement for light harvesting - 8 Nov 2016
Purple bacteria shows an exceptionally efficient geometric arrangement for light harvesting
SMP academic rewarded for teaching and learning excellence - 3 Nov 2016
An innovative first year mathematics support program has earned School of Mathematics and Physics lecturer Dr Poh Wah Hillock a UQ Citation for...
Relax, the expansion of the universe is still accelerating - 1 Nov 2016
There’s been a whirlwind of commentary of late speculating that the acceleration of the expanding universe might not be real after all.