Public Lectures

The physics department hosts monthly Physics Matters public letures, monthly public Astro Nights, and the yearly Anna I. MacPherson lecture series.

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Physics Hackathon

Participant teams will be challenged to use scientific computing tools and/or microelectronic gadgets to demonstrate a concept, phenomenon or application involving the physical sciences.

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Rutherford Museum

The Rutherford Museum and the Anna MacPherson collection are open to the public. These collections have a variety of historical devices and memorabilia. To make an appointment, email the curator.

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Upcoming Events

The Secrets of Quantum Levitation: Superconductivity and its Application

The Secrets of Quantum Levitation: Superconductivity and its Application June 4, 2019
In this lecture, we will learn how superconductivity works at the atomic scale before covering its various applications, from levitating trains to Dark Matter detectors. Read More ›

Past events