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Cambridge Physics Centre Lecture Schedule

Cambridge Physics Centre: Lecture Programme 2016/17

Supported by the Cavendish Laboratory and the Institute of Physics

Aims

This lecture series is aimed primarily at those in years 12 and 13 and exists to enthuse, stimulate and challenge students and their teachers across the whole broad spectrum of physics-related topics. Lectures start at 6pm and finish by 7pm. There is no need to book these lectures, you can just turn up on the day. Attendance is always very high and so we advise to arrive early so that you are not disappointed.

 

2016

Thursday 20th October

Sustainable materials in a low energy future

 

Prof. Julian Allwood
Tuesday 15th November

Magical Magnetic Resonance Imaging

 

Dr. Richard Ansorge
Tuesday 13th December

Physics of Superheroes

 

Prof. Alan Davies
2017

 

 

Thursday 19th January

Science Needs Science Fiction

 

Prof. Mete Atature
Thursday 23rd February

When is a Structure a Musical Instrument? Adventures in Tuned Percussion

 

Prof. Jim Woodhouse
Thursday 16th March

Gaia: One Billion Pixels, One Billion Stars, One Amazing Satellite

 

Prof. Gerry Gilmore