Department of Physics
Studying Physics at Durham University
Undergraduate study in the Department of Physics. For more information visit: www.durham.ac.uk/physics
- Universe’s ultraviolet background could provide clues about missing galaxies
- Materials that emit rainbows
- Level 3 Poster Prize winners 2017 receive their awards
- British Cryogenics Council awards major prize to Dr Mark Raine
- Hunting hidden supermassive black holes
- Professor Carlos Frenk will receive the 2017 Max Born Medal and Prize
- Good bye and Good luck!
- Galaxy cluster keeps calm and carries on radiating x-rays
- ALMA discovers dew drops surrounding dusty spider’s web
- Celebration of local school physicists
Monday 27 March 2017
Tuesday 28 March 2017
- Fusion Postdoctoral Training all day, Room PH132 (Sir James Knott Room)
Wednesday 29 March 2017
- Fusion Postdoctoral Training until 5:00pm, Room PH132 (Sir James Knott Room)
Wednesday 5 April 2017
- CfAI Seminar Programme 1:00pm to 2:00pm, Room OCW017 (Ogden West L0 seminar room)
Universe lights up new Ogden Centre
The celebrations began on Thursday, 9 March, with a series of talks from leading figures including architect Daniel Libeskind, Lord Martin Rees, the Astronomer Royal, and prominent astrophysicists Professors Hiranya Peiris, Mark Hannam and Carlos Frenk, Director of Durham University’s Institute for Computational Cosmology (ICC).
Lord Rees unveiled a plaque commemorating the official opening of the centre on South Road, Durham City, UK, on Friday, 10 March.
The opening celebrations also saw a free public showing of light and sound projection Worlds, Systems & Creations featuring stunning computer simulations of the Universe carried out at the ICC
On Friday 10 and Saturday 11 March, visitors were able to learn more about the Universe through a series of outreach activities including the chance to build a Universe with the Universe Creator, take a virtual reality "Tour of the Cosmos" and watch the 3-D movie Cosmic Origins; created by the ICC.