This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site you agree to our use of cookies. To find out more, see our Privacy and Cookies policy.

Close Warning

News

Four new members have joined the Institute's Council

Four new members have joined the Institute's Council

27 September 2016

Four new members joined the Institute’s Council in October, having been elected in a ballot of the IOP’s membership earlier this year

All news  

Noticeboard

RSS Feed

Explore your career opportunities
at Withers & Rogers LLP

IOP's Homi Bhabha Award Lecture
comes to South Central Branch

Advances in printed sensors
Tuesday 8 November 2016

Explore your career options
at 'PhD Careers: the options' event

We're developing a new website for physics teachers
We're keen to hear from as many teachers as possible.

Advances in printed sensors
Early registration deadline: 19 October 2016

Topical Research Meeting on Physics in Food
Abstract submission deadline: 30 October 2016


29 September

  • 1885 The world’s first public electric tram system opens in Blackpool
  • 1901 Birth of Enrico Fermi, who made contributions to quantum theory, nuclear physics and particle physics, was involved in the development of the first nuclear reactor, was awarded the 1939 Nobel Prize for work on induced radioactivity, and lends his name to a type of subatomic particle – the fermion
  • 1931 Birth of James Cronin, awarded the 1980 Nobel Prize along with Val Logsdon Fitch for their discovery of CP-violation, a proof that certain subatomic interactions break fundamental symmetry principles – in this case, time
  • Physics in Perspective
    Watch talks from well-renowned physicists at our lecture series; you may even learn a thing or two

  • Schools lecture series
    The schools lectures feature topics from the Olympics to rock music. Plenty of physics to learn too!

Fundraising campaign

We have launched the first comprehensive fundraising initiative for the Institute of Physics.

Find out more


Follow us

http://twitter.com/#!/PhysicsNews
http://www.iopblog.org/
http://www.youtube.com/instituteofphysics

Other IOP websites


More than a physics publisher


News, views and information for the global physics community


Your guide to physics on the web


A platform for IOP-hosted journal content


Jobs at the Institute of Physics


Jobs for physicists in a wide range of academic and industrial sectors


A digital forum for teachers, technicians and their supporters