About this day
For A level and IB students
Five sessions of phenomenal physics will be brought to you by the brightest lights in the field in autumn 2020. Join us for a day full of inspiration, challenge and experimentation across the breadth of physics. A special session on examination success will provide students with the tools to excel. We look forward to welcoming you to Physics in Action this year!
Programme & speakers
Pressing FIRE on the most powerful laser in the world! Ceri Brenner, Science and Technology Facilities Council
Want to see what happens to stuff when you shoot it with the most powerful laser in the world, or find out how these extreme beams are being applied for cancer treatment or jet engine imaging? We do that too.
About Ceri Brenner
Ceri Brenner is a senior physicist developing innovative imaging and inspection technology for use in medical diagnosis, nuclear waste management and aerospace performance testing.
Visualising physics Lewis Matheson, A level Physics Online
Join Lewis Matheson for a journey through A Level Physics, showing the relationships that exist and revealing the hidden side of the Universe in an action-packed session!
About Lewis Matheson
Lewis Matheson used to be a Head of Science and now runs a succesful YouTube channel with hundreds of GCSE and A Level Physics videos used by thousands of students, ideal for flipped learning and revision.
Big Bang Simon Singh, Writer and broadcaster
Simon will tell the story behind one of the greatest questions in the history of humanity – where did the universe come from? Is the universe eternal or was it created? Is the Big Bang the answer?
About Simon Singh
Simon is an author and broadcaster. His books include Fermat’s Last Theorem, The Code Book, The Big Bang, Trick or Treatment and most recently The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets.