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Whether you're studying physics at school, college or university, we have resources to help.

Marvin and Milo

Our Marvin and Milo cartoons will take you through a simple and fun experiment, step by step. Explore physics the exciting way!

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Explore physics

Physics uncovers the secrets of the world around us and addresses some of the biggest challenges facing society today. How can we design buildings that make our cities healthier and more sustainable? Digital technology is in our pockets and built into our homes but how does it actually work? How can we use physics to better understand the environment around us?

Uncover the answers to these questions and more.

Explore physics.


The Moon adventure

What's it like to be an astronaut? Where did the Moon come from? What's the future of humans in space? Read on to find out more!

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Qubit: for school and college physics students

Qubit is our e-newsletter for school and college students studying physics packed with:

  • what's new in physics
  • exam and university guidance
  • information about physics careers
  • upcoming events and competitions

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University student community

Our university student engagement programme enables students to make the most of their time at university and be better prepared for their next steps. Take a look at the range of events and activities we organise that you can take part in.

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