The Physics Lives films focus on four university research physicists and what they do in their working lives.
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We made these films to address the questions: What do physicists actually do? Why do they do it? And what is their work for. If you have ever pondered such things, these films are for you.
This material has been produced as part of the HEFCE funded HE STEM programme.
- Baths and Quarks
Professor David Tong studies a problem which has been plaguing physicists for years: how do solitons hold the universe together?
- Written in the Sky
Dr. Jim Wild travels to Iceland to uncover the secret behind the mysterious Aurora Borealis
- Ion Beam Cop
In this video, forensic science and analysis expert, Dr. Melanie Bailey describes how she uses ion beams to solve crime
- Air Apparent
Dr. Mark Richards creates a device which visually depicts air pollutants on a pollution map
Physics Lives by The Institute of Physics as part of the National HE STEM Programme is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
We are grateful to Atom42 for their work in making these films accessible to a wider audience.
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