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October 2015

Physics Matters (2/6): Biophysics

15 October, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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EBA102A Ellison Building, Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 8ST
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The second in a weekly series of early evening talks for sixth-formers. Physics Matters brings together people using Physics to make a difference in the world. This week Prof John Girkin from Durham University talks to us about Biophysics. The Physics in everyday products: The World’s Smallest Washing Machine Physics plays a major role in the development of many everyday consumer products from washing powders to ice creams. By combining optical methods originally developed for helping to understand heart disease and make astronomical…

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