Oxford Physics Public Lectures

Oxford Physics Public Lectures

IceCube: Opening a New Window on the Universe from the South Pole

Particle Physics Christmas Lecture, hosted by Prof. Daniela Bortoletto, Head of Particle Physics and senior members...

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The State of the Universe

Our Universe was created in 'The Big Bang' and has been expanding ever since. Professor Schmidt describes the vital...

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Seeing the High Energy Universe with IceCube

Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 3rd morning of Theoretical Physics covering...

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The Einstein Lens and a Tale of Two Eclipses

Physics Colloquium 20th November 2015 delivered by Professor Tom Ray This year marks the centenary of Einstein’s...

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LHC searches for dark matter

Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 6th morning of Theoretical Physics covering...

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Precision Studies of the Higgs

Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 6th morning of Theoretical Physics covering...

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The Standard Model and the LHC! in the Higgs Boson Era

Members of the Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics hosted the 6th morning of Theoretical Physics covering...

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Turning in the Widening Gyre: Accretion Processes in the Universe

Inaugural Lecture by Professor Steven Balbus looking at the history of the universe A one sentence summary of much of...

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Lorenz Gödel and Penrose: new perspectives on determinism and unpredictability, from fundamental physics to the scie...

The 9th Dennis Sciama Memorial Lecture, looking at chaos theory and climate change Lorenz is one of the pioneers of...

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Building stars, planets and the ingredients for life between the stars

Halley Lecture 2013 by Professor Dr Ewine van Dishoeck on new developments in astronomy One of the most exciting...

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The Fast Track to Finding an Inhabited Exoplanet

The 8th Hintze Lecture by Professor David Charbonneau looking at investigating habitable exoplanets. The...

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Radiation and Reason

Professor Wade Allison gives a talk about his book 'Radiation and Reason; The Impact of Science on a Culture of Fear'.

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Consciousness and Computability

Prof. Sir Roger Penrose on the idea of artificial intelligence and whether consciousness can be replicated by a...

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Parallel Worlds

Dr. David Wallace on the many-worlds theory, an explanation of the baffling results that quantum mechanics provides...

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Quantum Paradoxes

Prof. Vlatko Vedral on the mind-boggling and paradoxical nature of quantum mechanics and its consequences on modern...

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Space and Time

Prof. Frank Arntzenius on whether space and time are absolute entities or simply relational properties derived from...

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From Argument to Experiment

Dr Christopher Palmer on the historical ties between physics and philosophy - from ancient philosophical thought...

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Physics and Philosophy: An Introduction

On the inextricable links between physics and philosophy and the ways in which one can lead to the other - how they...

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