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Edinburgh winter lecture on 24 March cancelled.
Due to take place at the Royal Society of Edinburgh, it will be rescheduled.

Visit to the James Clerk Maxwell museum and lunch
Join us on 25 March. Meet at Browns Restaurant in Edinburgh at 10am.

Congratulations to the newly elected Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) Fellows 2020
Especially to physicists Rosalind Allen, Professor of Biological Physics, University of Edinburgh, Aidan Robson, Professor of Particle Physics and Ralf Kaiser, Professor of Physics, both from the University of Glasgow. Fellows of the RSE are leading thinkers and experts from Scotland and around the world whose work has a significant impact on our nation.

8 April

  • 2008 The first building to integrate wind turbines into its design, the Bahrain World Trade Center, is completed.
  • 1732 Birth of David Rittenhouse, who used his observations of the transit of Venus to calculate the distance from the Earth to the Sun at 93 m miles (150 m km).
  • 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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