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In this month’s edition of Physics World: Amazing physics demos to keep practical science alive

1 April 2015

With school students in England bracing themselves for new-style GCSE science exams that are based entirely on written tests, Physics World has teamed up with Neil Downie to put together five amazing physics demonstrations that highlight the value and importance of keeping experimentation at the centre of the science classroom

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Physics of Emergent Behaviour II
Abstract submission deadline: 4 May 2015

Nuclear Physics in Astrophysics VII
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Superconductors in the 21st Century
The latest APSS talk in Cambridge. 22 April 2015

Seeing the Unseen
A talk at Anglia Ruskin organised by the Chelmsford Group. 23 April

Photo-biophysics: seeing without eyes and signalling in the dark
The next talk by the Norwich Group. 24 April

Physics Works: visual effects
Physics and physicists have been at the centre of a slew of recent films, such as Oscar-winning sci-fi epic Interstellar


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