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Tyndall - Powering the Future - The Physics of Fusion

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12:00 – 13:00 4 Feb 2013
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NUI Galway, Galway, Ireland

Speakers: Mealnie 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: Tess Mahoney, tess.mahoney@nuig.ie, Tel: 091 492 490

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NUI Galway, Galway, Ireland
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12:00 – 13:00 4 Feb 2013
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