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Physics World July 2015

Flashes in the ashes: How volcanic lightning is helping to demystify the Earth’s plasmasphere

2 July 2015

At the height of the First World War, in the trenches, German physicist Heinrich Barkhausen was eavesdropping on Allied telephone conversations. Every now and again, the Allied communications were drowned out by some strange sounds. The soldiers dubbed them “whistlers” because they sounded similar to shells flying overhead

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Physics of Emergent Behaviour II
Registration deadline: 1 July 2015

Renewables at scale: realising gigawatt generation
Registration deadline: 8 July 2015

IPELS2015
Early registration deadline: 29 July 2015

Quantum, Atomic, Molecular and Plasma Physics (QUAMP)
Abstract submission deadline extended: 3 July 2015

Very Early Career Woman Physicist Prize
The Women in Physics Group invites applications from women physicists for the Very Early Career Award 2015. All entries must be received by 15 July.

East Anglia Business Lecture: Regenerative Medicine
1 July, 6pm, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge

Our Dynamic Sun
An IOP / CSES lecture for the public. Our Dynamic Sun, Dr Helen Mason. 1 July, 7pm, Anglia Ruskin.

ICWIP 2014 UK REPORT
ICWIP UK report 2014, includes announcements for ICWIP 2017 and information on the new Women in Physics Day

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Energy Group newsletter, October issue now availible online


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