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Tyndall - Powering the Future - The Physics of Fusion

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12:00 – 13:00 29 Jan 2013
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IT Carlow, Kilkenny Road, Carlow, Co. Carlow, Ireland

Speakers: Melanie Windridge

Find out how the reaction that powers the sun could provide a clean energy source for the future.
This exciting, interactive talk builds on everyday physics to explain groundbreaking research.
With hands-on demonstrations we will explore the challenges of creating facilities that can withstand the high temperatures of the sun in order to create the fusion reaction on earth.
Audience: 14 – 16 year olds (with some overlap into A-level)
Curriculum links include: How science works - applications and implications of science, energy resources, radioactivity, stars and fusion.

Event type: Event
Organised by: IOP in Ireland
Contact details: Yvonne Kavanagh, yvonne.kavanagh@itcarlow.ie,
Tel: 051 917 5542

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IT Carlow, Kilkenny Road, Carlow, Co. Carlow, Ireland
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12:00 – 13:00 29 Jan 2013
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