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Dublin's Victorian Diving Bell Physics @ Work

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19:30 – 21:30 15 Mar 2016
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The Ferryman Pub
35 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay
Dublin 2

Speakers: Joe Ryan, retired Irish coastguard

Continuing our series of "Physics@Work" for Science Teachers -Join us for an illustrated talk and a tour by Joe Ryan, Irish Coast Guard (retired). Bindon Blood Stoney was the engineer who designed the quay walls for the River Liffey, and in the process, he pioneered the use of precast concrete. He designed the diving bell to carry out the work. He was the brother of the physicist George Johnstone Stoney, known for coining the term electron for the fundamental unit of electricity.

Talk starts 7.30pm upstairs in The Ferryman followed by the guided tour of the nearby Diving Bell. Please note- the floor consists of a open mesh -please wear flat shoes.

Please do not contact Dublin Port or The Ferryman 

When  - Tuesday, 15 March 2016 from 19:30 to 21:30 (GMT)

Where -  Meet upstairs in The Ferryman Sir John Rogerson’s Quay (opposite National Convention Centre)

Event type: Lecture/Talk
Organised by: IOP Ireland

https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/physicswork-dublins-victorian-diving-bell-talk-tour-tickets-22702965180


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35 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay
Dublin 2
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19:30 – 21:30 15 Mar 2016
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