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Celebration of local school physicists

Thirty-six outstanding young physicists from the North East will be rewarded for their dedication and enthusiasm for physics at Durham University’s fourth Ogden Schools’ Physicist of the Year event on Tuesday 21st June.

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Celebration of local school physicists

Thirty-six outstanding young physicists from the North East will be rewarded for their dedication and enthusiasm for physics at Durham University’s fourth Ogden Schools’ Physicist of the Year event on Tuesday 21st June.

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Durham plays role in building world’s biggest telescope

Physicists at Durham University are working with colleagues from the UK astronomy research community on instruments for what will be the world’s largest visible and infrared telescope, the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT).

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CDT Student Francis Ridgeon wins regional 3 Minute Wonder Competition

CDT student Francis Ridgeon won the Institute of Physics, North East regional 3 Minute Wonder Competition.

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Fusion energy could be the future

Fusion reactors may be a financially viable way to meet world energy needs, according to research led by Durham University. 

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