For the second year Mrs Hare (who took the pictures which explains why she isn’t in any of them) hosted a lunch for year 11 girls to give them information about A level physics and how physics could be useful to their future careers. We would like to thank Ms Manchi Chung at the Institute […]Read more "Girls in Physics Lunch 2014"
Guy Fawkes Day was slightly different for Year 13 biologists as they were up at the crack of dawn and spent most of the day in the freezing cold! However, a great time was had by all and below is an account of their experience. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epping_Forest Epping Forest is an area of ancient woodland in […]Read more "Year 13 Biology Field Trip to Epping Forest"
Leucippus and Democritus by Sarangan Kathirgamanathan 13V Leucippus Leucippus was a Greek philosopher who was said to be the founder of atomisation but very little is known about him. He is believed to be the originator of the theory that the universe consists of two elements which he called solid and empty. He thought that […]Read more "The History of the Atom by Year 13 Students 2014"
The Plimsoll Line by Ahlaq Hyder 12V What is the Plimsoll Line? The Plimsoll line, also known as load lines or waterlines is a reference mark that is located on a ship’s hull that indicates the draught of the ship  and the maximum depth in which the ship may be safely submerged when loaded […]Read more "The Plimsoll Line by Year 12 Physics Students"
Dark Matter is not enough. The Universe ought to be weirder Dr Andrew Pontzen Department of Physics & Astronomy UCL http://www.cosmocrunch.co.uk @apontzen http://richannel.org/dark-matters-not-enough http://richannel.org/qampa–dark-matters-not-enough http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_II_of_Sweden Oscar II (21 January 1829 – 8 December 1907), was King of Sweden from 1872 until his death and King of Norway from 1872 until 1905. He had a great […]Read more "Dark Matter"