Cut student places not funding, says university chief
Protect research even if second rate colleges have to close, says UCL head
Chaos theory and divine action
The Guardian on physicist John Polkinghorne and why he is often accused of offering up a God-of-the-gaps argument
Higgs boson discovery rumour denied by US lab
Physicists have moved to quash rumours that the elusive Higgs boson – dubbed the God particle – has been detected by The Tevatron
Vince Cable to encourage two-year degrees to help cut deficit
Vince Cable, the Business Secretary, will propose more two-year university degrees, part-time courses and students living at home in a speech on Thursday.
Huge telescope will struggle to find extraterrestrial life
The largest radio telescope ever to be constructed will struggle to listen in on extra-terrestrial civilizations like our own, according to two astronomers in the UK.