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Physics teachers have a family day

17 July 2014

The IOP Physics Teacher Network in Scotland held yet another brilliant family day, at Glasgow Science Centre on 20 June

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Glasgow Public Lecture Series
The next in our Glasgow series of IOP Scotland public lectures takes place on Thursday 15 May, at 7.30pm.

IOPSYMG
A photonics themed event for the IOPS Young Members' Group will take place on 3 April at the University of Strathclyde

Glasgow lecture series
The first IOPS Glasgow lecture will be held on 20 March at the University of Glasgow

Lab in a lorry
Lab in a Lorry's 2014 Autumn Schedule has been released. Find out how to volunteer

Eleventh Lunchtime Rendezvous of the Seniors Group in Edinburgh
This Rendezvous will take place on 26 March

IOP Scotland Edinburgh Lectures
The annual series of Institute of Physics lectures resumes in November 2013 and continues until March 2014. The first lecture will be on Tuesday 19th November 2013 at the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Consultations
IOP responds on implications of Scottish independence

Reaching for the Stars
The dates for a series of lectures, Science in the Quad, in Aberdeen has been announced

Lewis Fry Richardson - Father of Numerical Weather Prediction
A blue plaque will be unveiled to LF Richardson at Eskdalemuir Observatory

39th Stirling Physics Meeting
The largest meeting of the physics teaching community in the UK


July 23

  • 1995 Alan Hale and Thomas Bopp independently discover the comet now named after both of them
  • 1775 Birth of Étienne-Louis Malus, known for Malus’ law relating the intensity of polarized light to the angle of incidence with the polarizer
  • 1886 Birth of Walter H Schottky, known for his theories of electron and ion emissions and for his development of semiconductor devices
  • 1928 Birth of Vera Rubin, known for her work on galaxy rotation rates
  • 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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