Explore our research through these exciting resources.

Virtual reality

Join Dr. Colin Wilson, a planetary researcher in the Department of Physics, on an observing trip at the Mauna Kea Observatories in Hawaii to measure winds and sulphur dioxide abundances on Venus.

Collider apps

Collider is a mobile application that lets you view high energy particle collisions directly from the Large Hadron Collider, making it simple to understand what's going on at a glance.


Tour one of the world’s most famous science experiments – the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider – in Minecraft! The ATLAScraft project is organised by researchers at the University of Oxford and the University of Birmingham, who guided a team of students from several schools in the United Kingdom in recreating parts of the ATLAS detector in Minecraft.

Quantum materials colouring book

This introduction to quantum materials will appeal to children of all ages – and adults who want some creative explorations too!


We have a wide range of videos on our YouTube channel on topics that span physics. Here is a sample talk from our Destination: Space series.