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Film and TV leaders explain why physicists are welcome in their worlds

Film and TV leaders explain why physicists are welcome in their worlds

27 June 2016

Scientists are playing a greater role than ever as expert advisers in film, television, and video gaming and there is a shortage of people with STEM skills in the sector, according to speakers at a discussion of “Physics and Film” on 21 June

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