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IOP engages with the public at the Cally Festival near our future London home

IOP engages with the public at the Cally Festival near our future London home

21 June 2018

Making mobiles, exploring forces and talking on a tin-can telephone were some of the activities on offer when IOP engaged visitors to the Cally Festival on 17 June near our new London home in King’s Cross

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2017 winner of Jocelyn Bell Burnell Medal and Prize
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Health of Photonics
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24 June

  • 1982 A British Airways flight passes through a cloud of volcanic ash ejected by the eruption of Mount Galunggung near Indonesia, causing all four engines to fail; despite this, the plane lands safely in Jakarta
  • 1883 Birth of Victor Francis Hess, winner of the 1936 Nobel Prize for his discovery of cosmic rays
  • 1915 Birth of Fred Hoyle, the leader of a research group who first explained how heavy elements are produced in stars, and who first coined the term “Big Bang” – in an attempt to ridicule the rival theory to his own “steady state” hypothesis.
  • 1927 Birth of Martin Lewis Perl, winner of the 1995 Nobel Prize for his discovery of the tauon – a lepton particle similar to the electron but with a much larger mass
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