A map of the CMB sky from the Planck Satellite

Beecroft Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology

The BIPAC is a hub of research in theoretical astrophysics and physics, focusing on the origin and evolution of the universe, the formation of large scale structure, dark energy, dark matter and the theory of gravitation.
Jets and vortices

Geophysical and Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics

In which we study and research fluid dynamical phenomena and processes that occur in geophysical and astrophysical systems such as planetary atmospheres and oceans, stars, accretion disks and interstellar gas clouds.
Omega laser

Laboratory astroparticle physics

cosmic magnetic fields, turbulence, quantum plasmas, fusion energy, quantum gravity
Image of the LMJ target chamber

Laser fusion and extreme field physics

Inertial Fusion
Ti:sapphire laser

Laser-plasma accelerator group

We study laser-driven plasma accelerators and their applications.
Experimental team at the commissioning experiment of the HED station of the European XFEL.

Oxford Centre for High Energy Density Science (OxCHEDS)

The Oxford Centre For High Energy Density Science (OxCHEDS) brings together groups from across Atomic and Laser physics (and beyond) with an interest in the study of matter under extreme conditions.
Artist's impression of a Fast Radio Burst coming from a Neutron Star.

Pulsars, transients and relativistic astrophysics

The extreme astrophysics of neutron stars and black holes
Solar System shown with the planets shown in approximately the right size relative to one another.

Solar system

Research interests in planetary bodies throughout the solar system and beyond.
Blackboard

Theoretical astrophysics and plasma physics at RPC

Theoretical astrophysics and plasma physics at RPC (including galactic and planetary dynamics, plasma astrophysics, and plasma theory for magnetic confinement fusion, all united by common interest in kinetic theory and nonlinear dynamics)