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27 November 2014

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Spooky action at a distance
4 November 2014

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Physics busking
Botanic Gardens Dublin, 9 Nov

Steering many-body quantum dynamics
Tommaso Calarco. Ulm University, Talks at UCC, Maynooth and QUB, 12-14 Nov

Physics Busking
Milk Market, Limerick, 15 Nov

IOPI Christmas Reception
RDS, 9 Dec. All welcome.

Action at a Distance: the life and legacy of John Stewart Bell
Art exhibition and talks, QUB, 5-30 November.

The Hot and Energetic Universe with the X-ray Observatory Athena
Public talk, UCD, 12th Jan 6pm, Prof Luigi Piro

Policy submissions
IOPI submission to NI consultation on ERDF funding.

Electric cars are rubbish - aren't they?
Robert Llewellyn, Black Box Belfast, 7 November

November 27

  • 1971 A descent module released by the Soviet spacecraft Mars 2 becomes the first man-made object to reach the surface of Mars, albeit by crashing
  • 2001 The Hubble Space Telescope detects a hydrogen atmosphere around the planet Osiris, orbiting a sun-like star 150 lightyears away in the constellation Pegasus, the first time the atmospheric composition of an extrasolar planet has been determined
  • 1701 Birth of the astronomer Anders Celsius, after whom the temperature scale is named
  • 1925 Birth of John Maddox, the science writer who edited Nature for 22 years
  • Physics in Perspective
    Watch talks from well-renowned physicists at from our lecture series, you may even learn a thing or two

  • Schools lecture series
    The schools lectures feature topics from the Olympics to rock music. Plenty of physics to learn too!

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