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Tyndall - Powering the Future - The Physics of Fusion

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14:00 – 15:00 13 Feb 2013
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Queen's University Belfast, University Road, Belfast, BT7 1NN, N. 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: Outreach Secretary, mp.outreach@qub.ac.uk, Tel: 02890 973 523

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Queen's University Belfast, University Road, Belfast, BT7 1NN, N. Ireland
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14:00 – 15:00 13 Feb 2013
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