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BT Young Scientist Exhibition

15 January 2019

Over 50,000 attended the BT Young Scientist Exhibition

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IOP Ireland School Award winners announced
Congratulations to Eoin Dennehy and Jack O'Sullivan nominated by St Colmcille's Community School for IOP Ireland school award.

School Student Physics Award roll of honour 2018
We have new recipients of this award: congratulations Amy English and Sarah O'Callaghan for Thornberry College, Derry.

Dublin teacher recognised by Institute of Physics
David Hobson will be given the 2018 IOP Ireland award for outstanding contributions to the teaching of physics.

Tyndall Lectures 2018
Physics of the circus, James Soper. Tyndall Schools Lecture tour Jan-Feb 2018

19 Febuary

  • 1878 The gramophone (or phonograph) is patented by Thomas Edison
  • 2002 The Mars Odyssey probe begins mapping the planet’s surface
  • 1986 The Mir space station is launched by the Soviet Union
  • 1473 Birth of Nicolaus Copernicus, the astronomer known for his heliocentric model of the solar system
  • 1941 Birth of David Gross, the particle physicist awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize along with Frank Wilczek and David Politzer for their discovery of asymptotic freedom – a feature of quantum chromodynamics in which interactions between particles become weak at high energy
  • 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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