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 2019. 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
The SI redefined Michael de Podesta, National Physical Laboratory
2019 sees changes to the definitions of the kilogram, ampere, kelvin and mole, four of the seven ‘SI’ units. Michael explains these changes and why, even though you probably didn’t even notice anything, you should be happy about them.
About Michael de Podesta
Michael’s research interests concern all aspects of temperature measurement. Michael is a chartered physicist, a member of the Institute of Physics, and received an MBE for Services to Science