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100 incredible years of physics and the IOP

As part of our 100th anniversary celebrations we invited six members of the IOP to give their personal view of their discipline across the last hundred years, tell us about the physicists who inspired them and explain the discoveries and innovations that have helped shape our lives.


100 years of astrophysics

Featuring Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, University of Oxford

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100 years of materials science

Featuring Dr Clara Barker, University of Oxford

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100 years of medical physics

Featuring Dr Dimitra Darambara, Institute of Cancer Research

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100 years of nuclear physics

Featuring Professor Jim Al-Khalili, University of Surrey

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100 years of particle physics

Featuring Professor Val Gibson, University of Cambridge

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100 years of quantum physics

Featuring Professor Kai Bongs, University of Birmingham

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The next 100 years

How might physics impact future generations? What could the future hold for physics and society?

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