We are already recognised as one of the best places in the UK and the world to study physics and we take great pride in the quality of our undergraduate teaching.
Southampton is a leading UK research university with outstanding facilities, exceptional teaching, great accommodation and excellent sport and social amenities.
I want to take forward all that I have learnt in my degree and on my year abroad and continue researching in astronomy.
The origin of mass is mysterious. In our everyday experience, the mass of an object is the sum of the mass of its parts. However, in the world of subatomic particles such as quarks and gluons, this everyday assumption is no longer true and even very small mass differences can have cosmic consequences.Read More
Measurements of unprecedented detail returned by Japan’s Hitomi X-ray satellite have discovered that the gas in the Perseus cluster of galaxies is much less turbulent than expected. Most of the gas in the Universe lies between galaxies so understanding how turbulence mixes this gas allows astronomers to explore how galaxies form and evolveRead More