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Festival of Physics

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10:00 – 16:30 7 Mar 2015
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HH Wills Physics Laboratory & the Life Sciences Building, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1TL

Speakers: Various

We are very excited to bring this event to the University of Bristol.

We have a fascinating timetable of talks and demonstrations from undergraduates as well as exhibitors, a liquid nitrogen show and an Explorer Dome!

09:45  Doors Open – Coffee & tea available

10:00 Talk: Zoe Leinhardt (University of Bristol) on “Hiding in the Shadows: Searching for Young Extrasolar Planets”

11:00  Break (coffee & tea)

11:20 Talk: Stephen Price (Magnox Ltd) on “Nuclear Power in the UK – past, present and future”        

12:30 Lunch Break with interactive demos

14:00 Talk: Jonathan Butterworth (University College London) on “Smashing Physics -- What was it like to find the Higgs boson, and what does it mean?"

15:00 Break (coffee & tea)

15:20 Talk: Paul Hardaker (IOP) on "Challenges in Predicting Weather and Climate"

16:30 Close

Please come along to enjoy this great event. It will be suitable for everyone over the age of 12. It's free of charge to attend, but we ask you to register for Explorer Dome tickets at http://explorerdome.eventbrite.co.uk

Refreshments will be available. Parking is limited.

More information can be found at http://www.bristol.ac.uk/physics/public-engagement/festival-of-physics/

Event type: Event
Organised by: IOP
Contact details: For further information, please email: vincent.smith@bristol.ac.uk

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