Physics in Perspective
IOP-organised events for 16- to 19-year-olds.
Aimed at 6th formers and college students, Physics in Perspective offers - in a period of just three days - insights to the many different aspects of modern physical science.
The speakers are chosen for their ability to make physics come alive, to illustrate its impact on our lives and to explore its potential to shape the future world with engineering and technology.
The last events were held in London and the University of Bradford . The following talk was part of the London lecture series held at the Royal Institution's Faraday Lecture Theatre. Dr Ceri Brenner's lecture touches on laser fusion, recreating the plasma conditions found in the hidden corners of the universe, and harnessing lasers to create small-scale medical sources of protons.