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Cambridge Physics Centre Sixth Form Lecture Schedule

Cambridge Physics Centre: Lecture Programme 2019/20

Supported by the Cavendish Laboratory and the Institute of Physics


This lecture series is aimed 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.

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Tuesday 8th October


Dr Emily Shuckburgh

Thursday 21st November


Dr Alexandre Kabla

Tuesday 3rd December

Exoplanets (Eddington & gravitational lensing)

Dr Matt Bothwell




Tuesday 23rd January

Engineering: where maths meets music

Chris Hicks

Thursday 27th February 

Leonardo, Rapunzel, and the Physics of Hair

Prof Raymond E. Goldstein 
Thursday 12th March Forecasting the Future of Energy Harnessing - Why is Solar so Important?


Dr Kryzsztof Gałkowski