Events

Date:
12 Apr 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Venue:
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Audience:
Family friendly

Magnets are all around us, and we use them for all kinds of things, from decorating our fridges to helping doctors see inside our bodies. Humans have known about magnets for thousands of years, but for almost all that time, they’ve been something of a mystery. How does a magnet work? What makes something magnetic? What does quantum mechanics have to do with all of this?

Date:
14 May 2019 - 4:30pm
Venue:
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Audience:

Professor Elena Aprile, Department of Physics
Columbia University, New York
“The XENON project: at the forefront of Dark Matter Direct Detection”

Registration essential via: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/60th-cherwell-simon-memorial-lecture-ticket...
Password: Physics2019

Date:
22 May 2019 - 5:00pm
Venue:
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Audience:
General public (Age 14+)

Professor Jacqueline van Gorkom, Department of Astronomy, Columbia University

The Role of Gas in Galaxy Evolution

Wednesday 22nd May 2019 at 17:00 (to be seated by 16:50)