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Secondary

Ogden Trust Schools Physicist of the Year Award 2018

Posted on 26 April 2018 by Brychan Govier

Do you have a Year 10 student you feel deserves to have their efforts and achievements in physics recognised? They don’t need to be your highest achieving student academically as this award is for enthusiastic students who may have faced difficulties throughout the year but has continued to show progression in physics. They may have
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Astronomy, Media, Pythagorean Astronomy

Pythagorean Astronomy: Exoplanet Missions and EWASS roundup

Posted on 25 April 2018 by Chris North

April saw Liverpool host the European Week of Astronomy and Space Science, from which there were a many new developments and discoveries, a few of which we discuss this month. The conference came just days after the NASA and ESA made the announcement that the largest astronomy project in recent times, the James Webb Space
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Schools, Secondary

Cardiff Physics AS Level Summer Programme 2018

Posted on 17 April 2018 by Brychan Govier

With the success of last years A/S Level summer workshops we are once again hosting a 3 day non-residential workshop for AS level students interested in continuing on to Physics degrees. Taking place in Cardiff University School of Physics and Astronomy the workshops will run 19-21 June, including activities and lectures provided by Cardiff University staff and
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Astronomy, Media, Pythagorean Astronomy

Pythagorean Astronomy: Stephen Hawking Remembered

Posted on 28 March 2018 by Chris North

Earlier this month the world was saddened to hear of the death of Professor Stephen Hawking, arguably one of the most famous physicists of recent times. He died peacefully at the age of 76, having lived with the debilitating condition of motor neurone disease which he was diagnosed with in his early 20s. Despite that
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