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Theatre and physics connect as panel explores Oppenheimer and the bomb

26 January 2015

A discussion on Robert Oppenheimer and the atomic bomb was held in front of an audience at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s (RSC’s) Swan theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon on 24 January with the involvement of the IOP

Maori performers at the launch event for the International Year of Light
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