News

Public lecture series

Particle physics talk engages an open-air audience in new venture for the IOP

28 May 2015

CERN scientist Professor Tara Shears engaged an open-air audience with particle physics in a busy quarter of London’s King’s Cross on 27 May, drawing in passers-by as well as more than 200 participants who were seated to hear her speak

All news  

Noticeboard

RSS Feed

IPELS2015
Abstract submission deadline: 1 June 2015

Physical Aspects of Polymer Science (PAPS)
Abstract submission deadline: 27 May 2015

Physics of Emergent Behaviour II
Early registration deadline: 11 June 2015

Quantum, Atomic, Molecular and Plasma Physics (QUAMP)
Abstract submission deadline: 19 June 2015

Renewables at scale: realising gigawatt generation
Early registration deadline: 26 June 2015

Suffolk Show 2015
The Ipswich Centre will be at the Suffolk Show Trinity Park Ipswich in Half Term. 27-28 May, Trinity Park Showground, Ipswich.

Rosie - The Spacecraft Engineer
Spacecraft engineer Rosie will be talking about her work on Rosetta and more. 11 June, Kesgrave High School, Ipswich.

To Dark Matter and Beyond
Join us to learn about the restart of the LHC. 27 May, Canalside Steps, Granary Square, Regent's Canal, King's Cross, London, N1C 4AA

Open Innovation Workshop
Build your business - attend the IOP's Open Innovation Workshop


May 29

  • 1919 Arthur Eddington's observation of light from a distant source being bent by the Sun, during a total solar eclipse, confirms the predictions made by Einstein's general theory of relativity

  • 1794 Birth of Johann Heinrich von Mädler, the astronomer who first mapped the Moon and Mars.
  • Physics in Perspective
    Watch talks from well-renowned physicists at from our lecture series, you may even learn a thing or two

  • Schools lecture series
    The schools lectures feature topics from the Olympics to rock music. Plenty of physics to learn too!

Fundraising campaign

We have launched the first comprehensive fundraising initiative for the Institute of Physics.

Find out more


Follow us

http://twitter.com/#!/PhysicsNews
http://www.iopblog.org/
http://www.youtube.com/instituteofphysics

International Year of Light

Other IOP websites


More than a physics publisher


News, views and information for the global physics community


Your guide to physics on the web


A platform for IOP-hosted journal content


Jobs at the Institute of Physics


Jobs for physicists in a wide range of academic and industrial sectors


A community for teachers of physics and their supporters


The meeting, training and entertaining place in central London