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Outreach Event Archive 2021

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Can you find the Higgs boson?

Dig into the Large Hadron Collider data and rediscover the Higgs boson using machine learning. A set of tutorials is prepared for high-school students to learn about the fundamental constituents of matter, using data taken at CERN and new problem-solving approaches used in the state-of-the-art research. Each tutorial is followed ...
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#HIGGSHALLOWEEN 2021

From vibrating swords, disembodied brains floating in the endless void of space,scared ETs, ghosts in our universe to a reality that spooked Einstein himself, find out all about the physics behind these. The Haunted Frequency A wobbly sword, a broken fan system and hauntings in Edinburgh. The Boltzmann Brain ...
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Edinburgh's First Female Theoretical Physicists

During the next virtual meetup of 'Women who Code - Edinburgh' Anna Lisa Varri will present a "lightning talk" on the first pioneers in theoretical physics at the University of Edinburgh. Registration (free of charge) and details: https://www.meetup.com/Women-Who-Code-Edinburgh/events/dbhrlryccgbjc/. About Women who Code: Women Who Code ...
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Particle Physics Masterclass

A day of particle physics for high-school students. Join active researchers in the field to learn about the fundamental constituents of matter and their detection at the Large Hadron Collider. There will be the opportunity to analyse real data from CERN and join practitioners from ATLAS at CERN at the ...

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Singing the Stars

Celebrate Caroline Herschel's birthday by listening to the podcast "Singing the Stars", which presents an overview of Caroline's achievement in astronomy and music. Podcast Webpage SPEAKERS: Dr Patricia Fara – Science Historian, Emeritus Fellow of Clare College Cambridge Dr Sian Prosser – Librarian and Archivist Royal Astronomical Society Dr Anna ...

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International Women's Day 2021

Discover and celebrate with us 8 women who contributed to Physics, Astronomy and Mathematics in Edinburgh (and beyond). In no particular order: Elizabeth Gardner (1957-1988) - Theoretical Physics More about Elizabeth Gardner Elizabeth attended the University of Edinburgh for her undergraduate degree in Mathematical Physics, during which she was awarded the ...

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Reaching for the Stars: Women in Astronomy

Join us for a panel conversation on Women in Astronomy - from Caroline Herschel to the present day! Karen Moran - presenting treasures from our Royal Observatory Library Sue Tritton - sharing incredible '70 and '80 Blackford Hill stories Anna Lisa Varri - offering an overview of the current status Organised and moderated by ...
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