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Institute of Physics: Oppenheimer and the bomb: panel discussion

Tom Morton-Smith’s new play Oppenheimer explores physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer’s scientific leadership of the Manhattan Project, which secretly developed the atomic bomb, changing both the face of science and global geopolitics forever. In this panel discussion, which took place on 24 January 2015 at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s (RSC) Swan Theatre in Stratford-Upon Avon, in …

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Institute of Physics: Newton Lecture 2014 | Professor Deborah Jin

The lecture at the IOP’s London centre on 14 October was given by Prof. Jin in her capacity as the 2014 winner of the Isaac Newton Medal and Prize – the Institute’s highest accolade.  

Brian Cox: It is not acceptable to promote bad science

Published on Oct 3, 2012 Professor Brian Cox criticises policy and journalism that ignores scientific facts and findings. He also talks about the importance of funding in physics with increased demand for the subject at university level. Sir Peter Knight presented him with the President’s Medal at an event in London. The Institute of Physics is …

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Anton Zeilinger: Newton Lecture 2008 – Quantum Information

Quantum Information and the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics The lecture is given by the inaugural winner of the Isaac Newton medal, Professor Anton Zeilinger, University of Vienna and introduced by Professor Sir Peter Knight, Imperial College. The Institute of Physics is a leading scientific society. They are a charitable organisation with a worldwide membership of …

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Martin Rees: Newton Lecture 2012 – From Mars to the Multiverse

Hosted by the institute of physics, this lecture were given by the 2012 winner of the Isaac Newton medal, Professor Martin Rees, University of Cambridge Institute of Astronomy, and chaired by Michael Rowan-Robinson, Imperial College. The Institute of Physics is a leading scientific society. They are a charitable organisation with a worldwide membership of more …

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