Top Fours

Our pick of the sites contained in our physics site database.

In gear for the future


What will the car of the future look like? Discover the latest automobile technology.

The Higgs explained


Amid speculation about whether the Higgs boson is about to be 'found'. we take a closer look at the elusive particle and what its discovery would mean.

Tennis physics


A surprising amount of physics goes into tennis - from the basic mechanics of the sport to enhancing play with hi tech racquets or hawkeye ball tracking.



Physicists at CERN have successfully trapped antimatter atoms for 16 minutes. But what is antimatter and why should we care?



Superconductivity just celebrated its 100th birthday. We find out what's so special about it.

Fukushima nuclear crisis


All the background info you need to understand the crisis at Japan's  Fukushima Daiichi power station.

Space science


Our top links for exploring our universe from the comfort of home.

Quantum oddities


Get your head round the weird world of quantum mechanics.

Black hole science


Black holes have captured the imagination of many a sci fi fan. Find out all about them by checking out our favourite sites. 

Web awards shortlist - Best podcast


Here are the 5 podcasts shortlisted for the web awards in the Best podcast category. To vote for your favourites, follow the links below, listen to the podcasts, and give each podcast a star rating using the tool bar. You can also find the podcasts on iTunes (but you need to use the links below to vote).
Please note: the order in which the sites are displayed below is not representative of their current ranking.

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