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Alarming drop in N. Ireland physics numbers at A-level

Alarming drop in N. Ireland physics numbers at A-level

17 August 2017

Alarming drop in N. Ireland physics numbers at A-level

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Dublin Maker
Show off your stuff at Dublin Maker, 22 July, Merrion Square, Dublin 2.

Physics busking at Bloom 2017
Catch the physics buskers in action at Bloom in the Phoenix Park 3-4 June 2017.

Irish Quantum Foundations 2017 Conference. 25-26 May, UCD
Also includes public lecture on the ESA mission LISA.

Eamon's Get Together
Family fun and physics as Scientific Sue brings her bubble show to Omagh, 13th May.

Annual report 2017
Institute of Physics in Ireland's Annual Reports 2017

IOP Ireland exhibiting
at Irish Science Teachers Association conference 7-9 April Maynooth

Novel photonic mechanisms
for optical manipulation, switching, and light-harvesting in nanostructured molecular systems. Prof David Andrews University of East Anglia. DCU, TCD 30-31st March.

Gravitional wave astronomy talks
with Prof Shiho Kobayashi, Liverpool John Moore's University - UCC, UCD, QUB, 27-29 March


18 August

  • 1868 Pierre Janssen spots a previously undiscovered spectral line in the spectrum of the Sun, which is later attributed to the presence of a new element – helium
  • 1877 The Martian moon Phobos in discovered by Asaph Hall
  • 1685 Birth of Brook Taylor, the mathematician after whom the Taylor theorem and Taylor series are named
  • Physics in Perspective
    Watch talks from well-renowned physicists at 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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