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Christmas Lecture - The Magic of Soap Bubbles

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19:00 – 21:00 2 Dec 2010
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Large Lecture Theatre, Poynting Physics Building, School of Physics and Astronomy,
The University of Birmingham, Birmingham
B15 2TT

Speakers: Prof Cyril Isenberg, University of Kent

Everyone has enjoyed blowing bubbles. The scientific and artistic communities have also been fascinated by films and bubbles, from nuclear physicists to cosmologists and from architects to artists.
This lecture will demonstrate, on a large scale, their vibrational properties, their equilibrium and non-equilibrium surfaces and their colours. Application to solving roadway problems will also be given.
Tea and coffee will be provided from 7 pm in the Tea Room of the Poynting building, the lecture will start at 7:30pm
Tickets are required for the Christmas lecture. These can be obtained from Mrs Lynne Long free of charge at l.long@bham.ac.uk or by writing to Lynne Long , School of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Birmingham, B15 2TT.

Event type: Lecture/Talk
Organised by: IOP Midland Branch
Contact details: Lynne Long
Email: l.long@bham.ac.uk

http://www.ph.bham.ac.uk/schools/documents/2010-11-lectures.pdf


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