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Cambridge Physics Centre Lecture Schedule

Cambridge Physics Centre: Lecture Programme 2014/15

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. 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.


2014
Tuesday 14th October Physics of Juggling Dr Colin Wright

Thursday 13th November Relativity - understanding the connection between space and time Dr Julia Riley
Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge

Tuesday 2nd December Can science make a cyclist faster? Professor Tony Purnell
Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge

2015
Tuesday 20th January How to levitate a frog using quantum physics Dr Michael Sutherland Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge

Tuesday 10th February Earthquake! Dr Alex Copley
Department of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge

Thursday 19th March Synchronised fireflies and balancing broomsticks (or why bridges wobble!) Allan McRobie
Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge