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Gravitational wave astronomy reveals fatal end of a wild cosmic dance
Organised By IOP London and Southeast Branch
Tags #Astronomy-and-Space #Gravity #LondonAndSouthEastBranch #IOPBranchEvents #public #lecture #waves #London-and-South-East #Milton-Keynes
November 12, 2019
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Berrill Lecture Theatre
Open University
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
MK7 6AA
Link: Gravitational wave astronomy reveals fatal end of a wild cosmic dance

Solar energy: a bright future
Organised By IOP Merseyside and district branch
Tags #Stars-and-solar-physics #Solar-cells #Environment-and-energy #IOPBranch #MerseysideBranch #Liverpool
November 7, 2019
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Image credit: NASA/SDO/Goddard Spaceflight Center
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Central Teaching Hub, University of Liverpool building 221
Liverpool
Merseyside
United Kingdom
L69 7BX
Link: Solar energy: a bright future

Mysteries of the solar system
Organised By IOP London and Southeast Branch
Tags #Astronomy-and-Space #LondonAndSouthEastBranch #public #lecture #LondonAndSouthEast #Hertfordshire #IOPBranch
November 6, 2019
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Speaker: Stuart Eves Abstract: Since the beginning of the Space age in 1957, we have learned an enormous amount about the solar system, but our Space probes have also uncovered many things that we simply don't understand
Address
Lindop Building
University of Hertfordshire,
College Lane
Hatfield
AL10 9AB
Link: Mysteries of the solar system

Film Night: In the Shadow of the Moon
Organised By IOP Derby Centre
Tags #SpaceExploration #Apollo #Film #Movie #Derby #EastMidlands #IOPBranchEvents #EastMidlandsBranch
October 30, 2019
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racing to beat the Soviet Union into Space, NASA began a series of test flights, culminating in Armstrong's 1969 walk on the moon and briefly uniting the world in awe of the United States' accomplishment
Address
Derby University
Kedleston Road
Derby
DE22 1GB
Link: Film Night: In the Shadow of the Moon

Opening Up Photonics - Positive Action, Inclusive Language and Recruitment
Organised By IOP Scotland, Technology Scotland, CST Global, Equate Scotland
Tags #photonics #diversity #industry #innovation #CST #Global #scotland #blantyre
October 29, 2019
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Registration is free and Spaces will be allocated on a first come first served basis
Address
CST Global
4 Stanley Blvd
Blantyre
G72 0BN
Link: Opening Up Photonics - Positive Action, Inclusive Language and Recruitment

The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)
Organised By IOP West Midlands Branch
Tags #Astronomy #Space #Telescopes #SpaceMissions #Stars #SolarPhysics #IOPHWC #IOPBranchEvents #WestMidsBranch #Worcester #WestMidsBranch
October 23, 2019
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University of Worcester
Room EEG089
St John's Campus
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR2 6AJ
Link: The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST)

Kip Thorne: My Romance with the Warped Side of the Universe
Organised By Cardiff University School of Physics and Astronomy
Tags #AstronomyAndSpace #EducationAndOutreach #ArtAndScience #GeneralRelativity #LIGO #GravitaitonalWaves #Cardiff #Wales
October 18, 2019
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Julian Hodge Lecture Theatre
Julian Hodge Building
Cardiff University
Cardiff
Wales
United Kingdom
CF10 3EU
Link: Kip Thorne: My Romance with the Warped Side of the Universe

The rise and rise of data science
Organised By IOP London and Southeast Branch
Tags #DataAcquisition #DataAnalysis #IOPBigData #Astronomy #Space #LondonAndSouthEastBranch #Public #Lecture #LondonAndSouthEast
October 15, 2019
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Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: The rise and rise of data science

A Lunar Love Story: A history of mankind's fascination with the moon
Organised By IOP Lancashire and Cumbria Branch
Tags #Moon #Astronomy-and-Space #History #Culture -history-and-society #Lancashire-and-Cumbria #West-Cumbria
October 15, 2019
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Hunday Manor Country House Hotel
Winscales
Workington
Cumbria
United Kingdom
CA14 4JF
Link: A Lunar Love Story: A history of mankind's fascination with the moon

IOP Regional Day
Organised By IOP Education
Tags #TeachingPhysics #Teaching #FuturePhysicsLeaders #CPD #IOPRegionalDay #Hull
October 15, 2019
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Our forthcoming regional day will focus on providing you with valuable advice and activities to teach Radioactivity and other physics content through the context of Space
Address
University of Hull
Cottingham Rd
Hull
HU6 7RX
Link: IOP Regional Day

Physics of Brewing
Organised By IOP Lancashire & Cumbria Branch
Tags #Fabrication-and-process #networking, #social
October 11, 2019
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If you haven't made contact there may not be Space on the bus!
Address
Jennings Brewery Shop and Tour
Brewery Lane
Cockermouth
Cumbria
CA13 9NE
Link: Physics of Brewing

Spacecraft: A Brief Look at Technology in Satellites
Organised By IOP West Midlands Branch (Keele Physics Centre)
Tags #SatelliteTechnology #Space #Keele #WestMidsBranch #WestMidlands #IOPBranch
October 10, 2019
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75, Lennard Jones Laboratories, Keele University, ST5 5BG Speaker: Dr Barry Cook (Anaporia Limited) Title: Spacecraft: A Brief Look at Technology in Satellites Abstract: There are currently about 1500 satellites operating in-orbit around Earth - and a few more around other planets
Space provides an environment that is both beneficial and problematic
After some photos of it being prepared for launch we'll take a quick tour of the various sensors and actuators on-board (some familiar and some unique to Space) and what's needed to keep everything working in this environment
Address
LJ1.75, Lennard Jones Laboratoriese name
KeeleUniversity
Keele
Staffordshire
England
ST5 5BG
Link: Spacecraft: A Brief Look at Technology in Satellites

17th Technological Plasma Workshop (TPW'19)
Organised By IOP Plasma Physics Group
Tags #PlasmaPhysicsGroup #Technological #Plasmas
October 9, 2019
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Since the EPSRC Technological Plasma Initiative in 1997, technological plasmas have found new applications in diverse fields ranging from nano-science, through biomedicine and environment, to Space exploration
Address
Ricoh Arena
Coventry
UK
CV6 6GE
Link: 17th Technological Plasma Workshop (TPW'19)

Exoplanets
Organised By Carolian Astronomy Society
Tags #Astronomy-and-Space #Exoplanets #eastmidsbranch
October 9, 2019
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King Charles I School, Kidderminster, Science Theatre
DY10 1XA
Link: Exoplanets

Meet Dr Andy Aldrin, President and CEO, Aldrin Family Foundation
Organised By IOP North East branch
Tags #Astronomy-and-Space Teeside
October 9, 2019
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uk/e/meet-dr-andy-aldrin-president-and-ceo-aldrin-family-foundation-tickets-73292456711 About the Event: Having connected to the school via video call in our Space Age Sessions day in July 2019, Egglescliffe School are excited and honoured to hold an evening where Dr
Andy Aldrin and Jim Christensen of the Aldrin Institute will be visiting the school and speaking to an audience about their experiences of Space and their dreams and vision for the future
This is an astonishing opportunity to link up with two esteemed figures in the Space Industry who are coming across to the school from the United States to link up especially with Egglescliffe School
Embassy in London to the Reece Foundation; from the Institute of Physics – NE branch to RTC North; from all our speakers at our Space event days to the multitude of ground crew that provided prizes, print support and so much more…there are too many stars to count!!! Background information of our visitors: Dr Aldrin is President and CEO, Aldrin Family Foundation & ShareSpace Foundation; Director of the Aldrin Space Institute and ISU-Center for Space Entrepreneurship and Commerce at Florida Institute of Technology
Jim Christensen is Executive Director, ShareSpace Foundation and former Director of Education at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
He led a team to design the new Astronaut Training Experience, Mars Base 1, and the “Teaching from Space” program at the NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston
The Aldrin Family Foundation strives to cultivate the next generation of Space leaders, entrepreneurs and explorers who will extend human habitation beyond the Earth to the Moon and Mars
This vertical pathway unites explorers at all levels to learn from each other’s vision for Space, ultimately creating the first generation of Martians
They aim to create the game changers of tomorrow by exploring Space and to help make the world a better place
ShareSpace Foundation believes in the power of science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) to inspire and nurture the next generation of explorers – from astronauts to IT professionals to scientists to doctors
Address
Egglescliffe School & Sixth Form College
Stockton-on-Tees
TS16 0LA
Link: Meet Dr Andy Aldrin, President and CEO, Aldrin Family Foundation

Exoplanets and Space telescopes
Organised By IOP London and Southeast Branch
Tags #Astronomy-and-Space #Telescopes-and-Space-missions #LondonAndSouthEastBranch #IOPBranchEvents #public #lecture #Exoplanets #Haswell #London-and-South-East #Milton-Keynes
October 8, 2019
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We will discuss some recent highlights and preview the scientific breakthroughs we anticipate from forthcoming Space missions
These are, with expected launch dates: the CHEOPS mission (2019), the James Webb Space Telescope (2021) and ESA’s PLATO and ARIEL (2027)
Address
Berrill Lecture Theatre
Open University
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
MK7 6AA
Link: Exoplanets and space telescopes

World Space Week Evening public lecture: The hunt for dark matter
Organised By IOP South Central Branch and University of Surrey
Tags #DarkMatter #AstroPhysics #Astronomy #Lecture #Public #SouthCentralBranch #Guildford #Surrey #IOPBranchEvents
October 5, 2019
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We see the effects of this mysterious material in the Universe, but what is it? and how can we find out? About this Event The University of Surrey and the Institute of Physics have partnered with an array of local organisations to celebrate World Space Week 2019 (4 – 10 October)
uk/e/world-Space-week-evening-public-lecture-the-hunt-for-dark-matter-tickets-73413508781 Abstract: Since its discovery by the Swiss astronomer Fritz Zwicky in the 1930's, dark matter has continued to capture the public imagination
Address
ODEON, Guildford
Bedford Road
Guildford
Surrey
UK
GU1 4SJ
Link: World Space Week Evening public lecture: The hunt for dark matter

Science in the Atrium: Dr Nic Labrosse
Organised By IOP Scotland and Inverness Royal Academy
Tags #Physics #SpaceWeather #IOPScotland #InvernessRoyalAcademy #Inverness #Scotland #IOPBranchEvents
October 3, 2019
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Physics of the Sun – How and why Space Weather can affect us all? Dr Nic Labrosse University of Glasgow Refreshments from 6
Address
Small Atrium
Inverness Royal Academy
Culduthel Road
Inverness
IV2 6RE
Link: Science in the Atrium: Dr Nic Labrosse

Measuring the speed of light
Organised By IOP London and Southeast Branch
Tags #Mathematical-physics #History #Astronomy-and-Space #Instrumentation-and-measurement #Constants-and-units #IOPBranchEvents #LondonAndSouthEastBranch, #public, #lecture, #HERTS, #Davies, #Light, #SI, #London-and-South-East #Hertfordshire
October 2, 2019
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Lindop Building
University of Hertfordshire,
College Lane
Hatfield
United Kingdom
AL10 9AB
Link: Measuring the speed of light

Return to the Moon
Organised By IOP Scotland in partnership with Robert Gordon's College
Tags #Astronomy #Space #Telescopes #SpaceMissions Aberdeen Scotland IOPScotland
September 30, 2019
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In the 1960s the Soviet/American Space race led to rapid and significant advances in the understanding of our nearest celestial neighbour
This talk will explore the potential of the upcoming missions from the American, Chinese, Japanese, Indian and European Space agencies, as well as private enterprise and Space buzzed billionaires
Address
Robert Gordon's College
Schoolhill
Aberdeen
AB10 1FE
Link: Return to the Moon

Public lecture: To c or not to c - physics in science fiction writing
Organised By Nottingham University physics and IOP East Midlands Branch
Tags #science-fiction #ScienceFiction #SciFi #Space #Fiction #Nottingham #EastMidlands #EastMidlandsBranch #Midlands #IOPBranchEvents
September 25, 2019
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And of course, there is the perennial question in Space-based future fiction – whether faster-than-light travel is permitted
Address
Lecture Theatre B1, Physics Building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham
NG7 2RD
Link: Public lecture: To c or not to c - physics in science fiction writing

The Music of Stars
Organised By Newcastle Astronomical Society and IOP North East Branch
Tags #Astronomy-and-Space #Astronomy #Stars-and-solar-physics #Brunsden #NorthEast #Newcastle #NorthEastBranch #IOPBranch
September 19, 2019
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Summerhill Bowlind Club
Winchester Terrace
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE4 6EH
Link: The Music of Stars

Dark Energy
Organised By IOP South West Branch
Tags #Salisbury #SouthWestBranch #SouthWest #IOPBranch #DarkEnergy
September 17, 2019
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Astronomers need this peculiar energy content of the Universe to explain the observed expansion of the Universe but no one knows what this material out in empty Space is
Address
Sarum College
19, The Close
Salisbury
SP1 2EE
Link: Dark Energy

A Universe From Scratch
Organised By Carolian Astronomy Society
Tags #Astronomy-and-Space #Galaxies #West-Midlands
September 11, 2019
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King Charles I School, Kidderminster, Science Theatre, DY10 1XA
Link: A Universe From Scratch

International Conference on Renewable Energy and Vacuum Insulation for Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEBs)
Organised By IOP Vacuum Group
Tags #Vacuum #Cryogenics #Environment #Energy #Renewables #Daiwa #AngloJapanese #Foundation #ERDF #Low #Carbon #Solar #Thermal #Engineering #Hokkaido #LondonAndSouthEast
August 28, 2019
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In order to reduce such security-of-supply risk, retrofitting the buildings with renewable energy and advanced smart insulation technologies are a particular focus by reason of its considerable energy consumption due to Space-cooling in Japan and Space-heating in the UK than in any other sector
Address
London South Bank University
Room K2-V114, K2 Building,
Keyworth Street,
London
London
United Kingdom
SE10AA
Link: International Conference on Renewable Energy and Vacuum Insulation for Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEBs)

UKRI STFC Introductory Course in Astronomy for New Research Students
Organised By Science and Technology Facilities Council
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August 26, 2019
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The School will comprise lectures covering all aspects of modern astronomical research and presentations on current and forthcoming Space missions and large scale projects which will influence the future academic careers of new research students
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University of Kent
Canterbury
Kent
United Kingdom
CT2 7NZ
Link: UKRI STFC Introductory Course in Astronomy for New Research Students

The Moon Adventure
Organised By Public Engagement
Tags #Astronomy #Space #Free #Family #Children #London
August 19, 2019
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What’s it like to be an astronaut? Where did the Moon come from? What’s the future of humans in Space? You’ll find the answers to these questions (and more!) at the Institute of Physics’ new family-friendly exhibition: The Moon Adventure
Get hands-on with family friendly physics experiments, be creative with arts and crafts activities and find out all about our closest neighbour in Space
The exhibition will explore the physics of the Moon and the history of Space travel with a season of free activities for all to enjoy
Address
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: The Moon Adventure

Family Day: Comic Strips in Space
Organised By Public Engagement
Tags #Astronomy #Space #Free #Family #Children #Moon #LondonAndSouthEast #KingsCross
August 17, 2019
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What’s it like to be an astronaut? Where did the Moon come from? What’s the future of humans in Space? You’ll find the answers to these questions (and more!) at the Institute of Physics’ new family-friendly exhibition: The Moon Adventure
Visit the exhibition and take part in our hands on experiments and activities including drawing a giant Space comic strip with artist Sally Kindberg
Address
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: Family Day: Comic Strips in Space

The Moon Adventure: Create a Space Comic Strip
Organised By London Public Engagement
Tags #Astronomy-and-Space #Family #Free #Children #London
August 13, 2019
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What’s it like to be an astronaut? Where did the Moon come from? What’s the future of humans in Space? You’ll find the answers to these questions (and more!) at the Institute of Physics’ new family-friendly exhibition: The Moon Adventure
Session 1: 11am -12:30pm Session 2: 1:30pm-3:00pm Limited Spaces are available for the workshop so booking is required
Address
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: The Moon Adventure: Create a Space Comic Strip

Space Adventures Code Labs
Organised By IOP South West and CAST
Tags #Astronomy-and-Space #Art #coding #IOPBigData #SouthWestBranch #Cornwall #SouthWest #IOPBranch
August 10, 2019
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To celebrate our year of Big Data Tariq Rashid, author, technologist and code-club organiser, will be running free Space Adventures Code Labs at CAST in Helston, Cornwall
Participants will explore creative coding to design their own digital skyscapes of millions of stars and will use real Space data to explore techniques – such as match filtering – that are employed by astronomers to identify new stars and find objects in Space
Address
Cornubian Arts and Science Trust (CAST)
3 Penrose Rd
Helston
Cornwall
TR13 8TP
Link: Space Adventures Code Labs

Build a Moon Village
Organised By Outreach & Engagement
Tags #Astronomy-and-Space #London #KingsCross
July 31, 2019
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What’s it like to be an astronaut? Where did the Moon come from? What’s the future of humans in Space? You’ll find the answers to these questions (and more!) at the Institute of Physics’ new family-friendly exhibition: The Moon Adventure
The Moon Adventure exhibition explores the physics of the Moon and the history of Space travel with a season of free activities for all to enjoy
Address
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: Build a Moon Village

Family Day: Postcards from the Moon
Organised By Outreach & Engagement
Tags #Astronomy-and-Space #London #KingsCross
July 20, 2019
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What’s it like to be an astronaut? Where did the Moon come from? What’s the future of humans in Space? You’ll find the answers to these questions (and more!) at the Institute of Physics’ new family-friendly exhibition: The Moon Adventure
  The Moon Adventure exhibition explores the physics of the Moon and the history of Space travel with a season of free activities for all to enjoy
Address
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: Family Day: Postcards from the Moon

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing
Organised By Egglescliffe School and IOP North East branch
Tags #Apollo #Moon #Space #Astronaut #NorthEast #NorthEastBranch #Egglescliffe #Stockton #IOPBranch
July 18, 2019
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And so welcome to the second mission by the team that brought you the Space Age Lectures in 2018: celebrating this anniversary with the Egglescliffe Space Sessions on Thursday 18 July 2019
Session 1: The Eagle has landed – Former Chair of UK Space Agency, Professor David Southwood CBE, will cover the incredible story of the Apollo programme with original footage of the Moon landing
Session 3: My Dad has landed! – Live Skype link from Kennedy Space Centre with Buzz Aldrin’s son, Dr Andy Aldrin
Address
Egglescliffe School & Sixth Form College
Urlay Nook Rd
Stockton-on-Tees
TS16 0LA
Link: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

The Science of Armageddon
Organised By IOP London and Southeast Branch
Tags #Astronomy-and-Space #Telescopes-and-Space-missions #Ecosystems #LondonAndSouthEastBranch, #public, #lecture, #AWE, #Berkshire, #Armageddon, #London-and-South-East
July 15, 2019
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Speaker: JR Tate FRAS, Director, the Spaceguard Centre and the National Near Earth Objects Information Centre Abstract: The Earth has a long and violent history of collisions with extra-terrestrial objects such as asteroids and comets, causing mass extinctions and severe changes to global climate and geography
Address
William Penny Theatre, Recreational Society,
West Gate
AWE
Aldermaston
Reading
United Kingdom
RG7 4PR
Link: The Science of Armageddon

[Fully Booked] Night Sky: The Cultural Connection
Organised By IOP Outreach & Engagement and International Relations
Tags #Astronomy-and-Space #Culture-history-and-society #London
July 15, 2019
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Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: [Fully Booked] Night Sky: The Cultural Connection

Space Teaching Practice Workshop
Organised By IOP Higher Education Group
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July 8, 2019
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The Space Universities Network (SUN) in partnership with the IOP Higher Education Group invite anyone interested in university-level teaching of Space topics to the 2019 Space Teaching Practice Workshop to be held at the IOP on Monday 8th July 2019 from 10:30 to 15:00
Spacecraft engineering and Space science are areas that attract highly motivated students who seek employment in the rapidly evolving Space sector
This workshop will explore and share examples of good practice and provide an opportunity to network with staff in engineering, physics and earth observation seeking to enhance teaching in Space topics
There will be an opportunity for all participants to do a 2 minute pitch on their innovative ideas for Space teaching in a "Launchpad" session
Address
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
United Kingdom
N1 9BU
Link: Space Teaching Practice Workshop

At Home Meeting on Particle Physics
Organised By Stewart Coulter of the Retired Members Section: London and the South East Region
Tags #RetiredMembers #London #SouthEast #StewartCoulter #ParticlePhysics #Particles #AtHome
July 4, 2019
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Watch this Space or http://ioprems
Address
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: At Home Meeting on Particle Physics

Meet the Moon
Organised By IOP Scotland
Tags #Astronomy-and-Space #Apollo #Moon #Physics #Astrophysics #Culture #Edinburgh #Scotland #Lecture #Talk #Space #Adults #IOPBigData #Moon50 Scotland Edinburgh Portobello
June 19, 2019
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Find out why the Moon changes shape, how black can be white, why finding your way on the Moon is surprisingly difficult, and how the best way to speed up a Spacecraft is sometimes to slow it down
Address
Bellfield
16a Bellfield Street
Portobello
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
EH15 2BP
Link: Meet the Moon

Career Pathways for Women in STEM
Organised By Oxford University Women in Materials Science and IoP LSE Branch
Tags #Women #STEM #Teaching #Academia #Research #Industry #Career #LondonAndSouthEast #IOPBranch
June 18, 2019
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Our speakers include: Rachel Won, International Editor in Chief of Nature Photonics Deborah Phelps, a Safety and Reliability engineer at Rolls-Royce Civil AeroSpace And many more…   This is an exciting opportunity to network, ask questions and engage with your peers in a supportive environment
Address
Institute of Physics
37 Caledonian Road
London
UK
N1 9BU
Link: Career Pathways for Women in STEM

Ripples from the Dark Side of the Universe
Organised By East Anglia Branch
Tags #Gravity #eastanglia #JimHough
June 12, 2019
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Many experimental challenges have had to be overcome and new challenges are presenting themselves as we look to further enhance the performance of ground based detectors and look to lower frequencies with the Space based detector LISA
Address
Sclumberger Cambridge Research
High Cross
Charles Babbage Road
Cambridge
England
United Kingdom
CB3 0EL
Link: Ripples from the Dark Side of the Universe

"Paradigm Shifts Across the Ages" One-Day Conference
Organised By St Cross Centre for the History and Philosophy of Physics
Tags #PhilosophyOfPhysics #HistoryOfPhysics
June 8, 2019
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More recently, the advent of special relativity and quantum mechanics superceded the classical ideas of time, Space and matter
Address
Oxford
DepartmentofPhysics,UniversityofOxford  
Link: "Paradigm Shifts Across the Ages" One-Day Conference

Revolution in the Skies: the Experiment that made Einstein famous
Organised By Maynooth University, Ireland
Tags #Astronomy-and-Space #Cosmology #Gravity #History #sun #eclipse #einstein #relativity #generalrelativity #Ireland #maynooth
May 29, 2019
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Maynooth University, County Kildare, Ireland W23 X02
Link: Revolution in the Skies: the Experiment that made Einstein famous

45th Stirling Physics Teachers' Meeting
Organised By IOP Scotland
Tags #Scotland #Physics #Teachers #IOPScotland
May 29, 2019
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 Expect presentations on cutting edge astronomy and Space technologies, practical activities for the classroom, opportunities for freebies and the first quiz to test your knowledge!
Address
Stirling Court Hotel
UniversityofStirling
Stirling
FK9 4LA
Link: 45th Stirling Physics Teachers' Meeting

To The Moon and Back - Glasgow
Organised By IOP Scotland
Tags IOPBigData #Apollo #Moon #Physics #Astrophysics #Glasgow #Culture #Scotland #Quiz #Lecture #Talk #Space #Adults #BigData Glasgow
May 28, 2019
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The Hug and Pint
171 Great Western Road
Glasgow
Scotland
United Kingdom
G4 9AW
Link: To The Moon and Back - Glasgow

Skylark - Britain's First Space Rocket and its Pioneering Observations
Organised By IOP South West Branch
Tags #Salisbury #SouthWestBranch
May 21, 2019
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Yet, in November 1957, it was the first British rocket to reach Space and became the basis of Britain’s earliest Space program
Hundreds were fired, launching into Space thousands of scientific instruments
This talk tells the story of that Space rocket, from its origins in the 1950s, until its last launch in 2005
Address
Sarum College
19, The Close
Salisbury
SP1 2EE
Link: Skylark - Britain's First Space Rocket and its Pioneering Observations

Asteroseismology: A New Keplerian Revolution
Organised By Institute of Physics Lancashire and Cumbria Branch
Tags #LancashireAndCumbriaBranch #Preston #Astrophysics #Astereoseismology
May 15, 2019
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This talk introduces the concepts of asteroseismology and shows a selection of exciting observational results from the Kepler and TESS Space missions
Address
Lecture Theatre 2 or 3, Foster Building
UniversityofCentralLancashire
Preston
Lancashire
UK
PR1 2HE
Link: Asteroseismology: A New Keplerian Revolution

A Brief History of Gravity
Organised By South Central
Tags #SouthCentral
May 14, 2019
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Even Einstein, who went further by showing that gravity isn’t actually a force at all, but rather the shape of Space and time, didn’t really shake us from our cosy complacency
Address
UniversityofSurrey LectureTheatreD,StagHillCampus Guildford SurreyGU27XH
Link: A Brief History of Gravity

Branch Lecture: A Brief History of Gravity
Organised By IOP South Central Branch
Tags #SouthCentralBranch #SouthCentral #Gravity #JimAlKhalili #Surrey
May 14, 2019
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Even Einstein, who went further by showing that gravity isn’t actually a force at all, but rather the shape of Space and time themselves, didn’t really shake us from our cosy complacency
Address
Lecture Theatre G, University of Surrey
Guildford
Surrey
United Kingdom
GU2 7XH
Link: Branch Lecture: A Brief History of Gravity

Moon: Art, Science, Culture (Public lecture)
Organised By Liverpool John Moores University
Tags #moon #public #art #science #culture #liverpool
May 13, 2019
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In 2019 it will be 50 years since we set foot on the Moon during the Apollo Space missions
Join astronomer Dr Robert Massey and art historian Dr Alexandra Loske for an illustrated talk about how our obsession with the Moon has manifested itself in the sciences and visual arts, from earliest ritualistic drawings and objects, Romantic symbolism and silent movies, to scientific observation, photography, and Space race propaganda
Address
Redmonds Building, LJMU
BrownlowHill
Liverpool
L3 5UG
Link: Moon: Art, Science, Culture (Public lecture)

Top 5 Unanswered Questions in Astronomy
Organised By IOP Norwich Centre
Tags #Astronomy-and-Space #EastAngliaBranch #NorwichCentre
May 10, 2019
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Lecture Theatre 4
University of East Anglia
Norwich
Norfolk
United Kingdom
NR4 7TJ
Link: Top 5 Unanswered Questions in Astronomy

The Sun - Living with Our Star
Organised By MC Black for the Retired members' Section, LSE/IOP
Tags #Sun #REMS #LSE #Daytime
April 30, 2019
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From 3,000-year-old artefacts to upcoming Space missions and even a nuclear fusion reactor, we will be led on a visual, action-packed journey that brings the science of the Sun to life
Address
The Science Museum
Exhibition Road
South Kensington
London
GB
SW7 2DD
Link: The Sun - Living with Our Star

Charles Parsons and The Parsons Family
Organised By IOP North East Branch and Newcastle Lit & Phil Society
Tags #Astronomy-and-Space #Environment-and-energy #Diversity-and-inclusion #History #Engineering #Parsons #Heald #Turbine #Telescope #North-East #Newcastle
April 25, 2019
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Lit & Phil Library
23 Westgate Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 1SE
Link: Charles Parsons and The Parsons Family

46th IOP Plasma Physics Conference
Organised By IOP Plasma Physics Group
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April 23, 2019
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The annual IOP Plasma Physics Conference covers all aspects of plasma physics, including Magnetic and Inertial confinement fusion, Astrophysical and Space Plasmas, Low Density and Technological/Industrial Plasmas, Low Temperature Plasmas, High Energy Density and Laser Plasmas, Dusty and Complex plasmas, Plasma Surface interactions, Plasma Applications including Medical applications and Plasma Diagnostics
Address
Holywell Park Conference Centre
Loughborough
Leicestershire
United Kingdom
LE11 3GR
Link: 46th IOP Plasma Physics Conference

To the Moon and Back
Organised By IOP Scotland
Tags #Apollo #Moon #Physics #Astrophysics #Culture #Music #Edinburgh #Scotland #Lecture #Talk #Space #Adults #IOPBigData
April 23, 2019
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The Voodoo Rooms
19aWestRegisterStreet
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
EH2 2AA
Link: To the Moon and Back

From Frosty Ashes of Stars to the Molecules of Life: Unravelling the Chemical Universe
Organised By IOP London and Southeast Branch
Tags #LondonAndSouthEastBranch #Lecture #Physics #IOP #OpenUniversity #MiltonKeynes #public #astrochemistry #astronomy
April 9, 2019
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Speaker: Dr Anita Dawes, The Open University Abstract: Until less than a century ago astronomers believed the Space between the stars, the interstellar medium, to be just that… empty Space
To date, over 200 molecules have been identified in Space including molecules the likes of which cannot exist naturally on earth as well as complex organic molecules, some of which very familiar to us… molecules that make up the building blocks of life
These molecules are found in regions of Space where stars and planets are born from vast clouds of dust and frost-covered dust grains
Could the building blocks of life have originated in Space? This lecture will focus on our current knowledge of how such molecules form in Space and follow their journey through the birth of stars and planets
We will also look ahead at what may lie in store for research in astrochemistry with the forthcoming launch of the much-awaited James Webb Space Telescope, which may help uncover clues concerning the greatest challenge of all – understanding the molecular origin of life
Address
Berrill Lecture Theatre
OpenUniversity
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
MK7 6AA
Link: From Frosty Ashes of Stars to the Molecules of Life: Unravelling the Chemical Universe

Cluster of galaxies: Light in the dark Spaces
Organised By IOP Merseyside Branch
Tags #John_Porter, #Memorial, #Astrophysics, #galaxy_clusters #MerseysideBranch #Liverpool #Merseyside
April 4, 2019
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Branch Talk   Cluster of galaxies: Light in the dark Spaces John Porter Memorial Lecture Professor Chris Collins, Astrophysics Research Institute, Liverpool John Moores University Understanding the evolution of mass at the centres of clusters of galaxies is essential
Address
Central teaching hub
Liverpool University
Liverpool
L69 3BX
Link: Cluster of galaxies: Light in the dark spaces

2nd International Conference on Astronomy, Astrophysics & Astrobiology
Organised By Conference sereies llc ltd
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April 4, 2019
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Astronomy Congress 2019 aims to bring together a multi-disciplinary group of scientists and engineers to present and exchange breakthrough ideas relating to Early Universe, Dark Matter and Dark Energy ,Astronomy, Gravitational Physics, Particle and Nuclear Astrophysics, Large-Scale Structures, Stellar Formation and Evolution, Observational Astronomy and Astrophysics, Celestial Mechanics, Theoretical Astronomy and Astrophysics, Interdisciplinary Studies, Space Observation and Exploration, Structure and Evolution of the Cosmos, Unsolved Problems in Astronomy
com/ Conference Tracks/ Highlights: Astronomy Astrophysics Computational Astrophysics Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and Black Holes Gravitational Physics Neutrino Astronomy Optical Astronomy Cosmology Particle Physics – Higgs Boson Astrobiology Biophysics Astrochemistry Astromicrobiology AeroSpace Engineering
Address
Auckland
New Zealand
Link: 2nd International Conference on Astronomy, Astrophysics & Astrobiology

An overview of X-ray astronomy: past discoveries and future prospects
Organised By IOP London and Southeast Branch
Tags #LondonAndSouthEastBranch #London #Lecture #Physics #IOP #public #AndrewNorton #astronomy #xray
March 20, 2019
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Norton will describe how astronomical objects, such as neutron stars and active galaxies, emit X-rays, as well as the technology used to detect X-rays from Space
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37CaledonianRoad
Kings Cross
London
N1 9BU
Link: An overview of X-ray astronomy: past discoveries and future prospects

What we can learn from Gaia about the origin and structure of galaxies
Organised By Institute of Physics Lancashire and Cumbria Branch
Tags #LancashireAndCumbriaBranch #Gaia #ESA #Galaxies #Preston
March 13, 2019
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Gaia is a Space observatory of the European Space Agency (ESA) designed for astrometry: measuring the positions and distances of stars with unprecedented precision
Address
Lecture Theatre 2 or 3, Foster Building
UniversityofCentralLancashire
Preston
Lancashire
UK
PR1 2HE
Link: What we can learn from Gaia about the origin and structure of galaxies

Time Tries All Things film installation by artist and filmmaker Grace Weir
Organised By IOP London
Tags #Grace #Weir #Time #London #Video #Installation
January 21, 2019
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The piece has been specially commissioned to inaugurate IOP's new building and gallery Space in King’s Cross London
Address
The Institute of Physics, 37 Caledonian Road, London N1 9BU
Link: Time Tries All Things film installation by artist and filmmaker Grace Weir