Astronomers have had to come up with a whole new word for black holes that are too big to be described as merely 'supermassive' - and now say there may be a lot more of them around then previously thought.
A proposed new center at Cambridge University will examine technologies, from biotechnology to artificial intelligence, that could perhaps threaten the future of our species.
Professor Stephen Hawking was too unwell to attend a conference marking his 70th birthday, but delivered his speech via a recording.
Isaac Newton’s own annotated copy of his Principia Mathematica is being released online by Cambridge University, kicking off a project to create one of the world's most important digital libraries.
As the size of conventional transistors - as predicted by Moore's Law - rapidly approaches the theoretical minimum, Cambridge University physicists say they've made a major step forward in spintronics - a possible successor to the transistor.
Microsoft, BT, and other companies have teamed up to test a system providing broadband services via unused television spectrum.
There can be few satnav owners who haven't been tempted to throw the thing out of the car window as that patronisingly calm voice tells them to 'turn around where possible' for the umpteenth time.
Scientists researching cancer vaccines have made a significant breakthrough that could allow many cancers, including breast and colorectal cancers, to be targeted.