News

Rachel Youngman

Rachel Youngman looks ahead in new post for the IOP

18 August 2014

Rachel Youngman thought she’d finished with physics for good after she passed her physics O-level, but now she wants to use her business skills and experience in the charitable sector to help the IOP to achieve its goals

All news  

Noticeboard

RSS Feed

Girls in physics videos
Watch the films that accompanied one of our most viewed reports

Photon 14
Registration deadline: 25 August 2014

Physics Meets Biology
Registration deadline: 22 August 2014

CAPS 2014 - Conference
Registration for the Conference for Astronomy and Physics Students (CAPS) is now OPEN for two weeks

Newsletter
Latest Particle Accelerators and Beams Group newsletter now available

Newsletter
Environmental Physics Group - latest newsletter now available online

IOP Innovation Awards 2014 winners
2014 award winners announced.

2014 Award winners
A list of IOP 2014 Award winners

Physics Lives
Our Physics Lives films have received a nomination in the Learning on Screen Awards 2013. Have you seen them?


August 22

  • 1962 The NS Savannah, the world’s first nuclear-powered cargo ship, commissioned by US President Dwight D Eisenhower as part of his “Atoms for Peace” initiative, finishes its maiden voyage
  • 1989 Voyager 2 images show the first unequivocal evidence of rings around Neptune
  • 1647 Birth of Denis Papin, inventor of a type of high-pressure cooker that was a forerunner of the steam engine and pressure cooker
  • 1834 Birth of Samuel Pierpoint Langley, inventor of the bolometer
  • 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

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


The meeting, training and entertaining place in central London