Anna Posazhennikova – Nobel Prize 2016: the rise of topology or what’s in a quantum vortex

Event Date: 27 April 2017 Founders Lecture Theatre Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Dr. Anna Posazhennikova (RHUL) – Nobel Prize 2016: the rise of topology or what’s in a quantum vortex The last decade witnessed an explosion of interest in applications of Topology (an exciting …

Andrew Casey – The coldest place in the Universe

Event Date: 8 December 2016 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Dr. Andrew Casey (RHUL) –  The coldest place in the Universe What is the coldest place in the Universe? Is it somewhere in deep space, in a Galaxy far away? Could it be …

Asher Kaboth – Catching ghost particles

Event Date: 23 November 2016 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Catching ghost particles Dr Asher Kaboth (RHUL) – Catching ghost particles Every day as we go through our lives, rush to work or enjoy the sun, we are unaware of trillions tiny particles passing …

Anna Posazhennikova – The Mysteries of Quantum Collective Behaviour

Event Date: 7 July 2016 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0E The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: The Mysteries of Quantum Collective Behaviour  Dr Anna Posazhennikova (RHUL) – The Mysteries of Quantum Collective Behaviour  When a piece of Aluminium is cooled to -272 degrees Celsius, an electrical current can flow through …

Joe Walding – Seeing in the dark: exploring the universe from DEAP underground

Event Date: 15 March 2016 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Dr Joe Walding (Dept of Physics, RHUL) – Seeing in the dark: exploring the universe from DEAP underground For millennia the night sky has intrigued those who took the time to observe it. …

Laurie Nevay – How to build a Particle Accelerator

Event Date: 9 February 2016 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Dr Laurie Nevay (Centre for Particle Physics at Royal Holloway) – How to build a Particle Accelerator Particle accelerators such as the LHC at CERN are often in the headlines for the cutting …

Veronique Boisvert – A Tunnel to the Beginning of Time: experimental physics at the LHC

Event Date: 10 December 2015 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX The Department of Physics at Royal Holloway University of London presents: A Tunnel to the Beginning of Time: experimental physics at the LHC Dr Veronique Boisvert (RHUL) – A Tunnel to the Beginning of Time: experimental physics at the LHC Last spring, the Large …

Ian Kinloch – Graphene: unexpected science in a pencil line

  Event Date: 5 March 2015 Windsor Auditorium Royal Holloway, University of London Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX   Royal Holloway Department of Earth Sciences presents: The 2015 Stevenson Science Lecture Professor Ian Kinloch (Manchester) – Graphene: unexpected science in a pencil line Graphene has caused much excitement since its first isolation in 2004 due to the extraordinary properties that occur …

A Taste of Physics – Cold Universe

30 June 2009 – ‘A Taste of Physics’ – The second of two lectures to whet your appetite to study Physics: ‘Cold Universe’ with Dr. Andrew Casey