Astro Blog articles for bell-burnell

Into the Unknown: darkmatter

Posted: 18 Jan 2012

"Be prepared to be catapulted through space-time," writes progressive artist Marion Yorston, "and navigated over the threshold from the known into the unknown." At Stargazing Oxford we are hosting an exhibition of Marion's installation artwork - and it's piqued a bit of curiosity around the sub-department. We caught up with her in the middle of her preparations and asked her a few questions. Welcome to the enigmatic world of darkmatter.

What Happened Before the Big Bang?

Posted: 16 Nov 2011

It seems like everyone wants to know the answer to this question - not least the cosmologists at Oxford.