Physics in Perspective 2013 An enrichment course for sixth-formers and college students Tuesday 19th February

Dambusters: the engineering behind the bouncing bomb Dr Hugh Hunt /Hilary Costello, University of Cambridge Notes by Pameer Saeed; form 12O; Rooks Heath College     In the above picture Dr Hugh Hunt is on the right and the yellow small cylinder in my hand, is the bouncing bomb which was used in cylinder test. The […]

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Physics in Perspective 2013 An enrichment course for sixth-formers and college students Monday 18th February

  Michael Faraday worked here at the Royal Institution (but probably behind a different desk and with no video camera) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Faraday Five things you should never do with a particle accelerator Dr Suzie Sheehy, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxford The lecture https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cfD0uf4Iw8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cfD0uf4Iw8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TW_eYoX1LNo   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Particle_accelerator Particle accelerators are some of the most advanced machines on […]

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Physics in Perspective 2013 An enrichment course for sixth-formers and college students Sunday 17th February

Saturn Sheila’s Solar System Safari Dr Sheila Kanani, UCL Mullard Space Science Laboratory https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYnPehV5iAk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoAmdGg1Rug Dr Sheila Kanani’s flying tour of our celestial home: the Solar System.                      Journey into our local galactic neighbourhood, where you will encounter Planets and other astronomical bodies, exploring each one in terms of origin and formation as well as its […]

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