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    Light for the Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry 2014 | Image credit: Alexofdodd via Wikimedia Commons

    Light for the Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry 2014

    The Nobel Committee has awarded this year two practical inventions, the blue Light Emitting Diodes [LEDs] and the super-resolved fluorescence microscopy...

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    Editorial - The Future of Light - in our hands! | Image credit: G. Gunaratnam

    Editorial - The Future of Light - in our hands!

    I had the great privilege to be asked to attend the 50th Anniversary of the International Center for Theoretical Physics [ICTP] in Trieste ...

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    2014 EPS Early Career Prizes | Image credits: R. Orús and I. Chapman

    2014 EPS Early Career Prizes

    The European Physical Society is proud to announce the award of the 2014 Early Career Prizes to Ian Chapman and Román Orús...

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    FISICA 2014 | Image credit: Gonçalo Figueira

    FISICA 2014 - Meeting of the Portuguese Physical Society

    The 19th National Conference on Physics and 24th Iberian Meeting for Teaching Physics – jointly named “FISICA 2014” – was held in Lisbon, Portugal, from ...

 IYL 2015 

International Year of Light news

Light at the focus of 2014 Physics and Chemistry Nobel Prizes!
As a fantastic lead-in to the International Year of Light (IYL2015), the Nobel Prizes for Physics...

An Open Letter to the Photonics Industry
The EPS President and IYL 2015 Steering Committee Chair John Dudley...


Galileo Galilei on stage

How can a theatre performance on science be enthusiastically attended by about 900 physicists and non-physicist as well? How can an entire audience, with different cultural background, experience a lovely full immersion in the world of physics? On 23rd September 2014, at the Teatro Verdi in Pisa the Società Italiana di Fisica (SIF) presented a performance on …

 News from the EPS 

Prize calls & announcements

Nominate a deserving (woman) physicist
In 2013, the European Physical Society [EPS] launched the Emmy Noether...

EPS Edison Volta Prize announced for the Year of Light 2015
To commemorate the United Nations proclamation of the International...

 News from Europe 

ESS – birth of the most powerful neutron source in the world

The European Spallation Source [ESS] is one of the largest science infrastructure projects being built in Europe today. Designed to generate neutron beams for science, ESS will benefit a broad range of research...


Ultra-high Power Lasers & Strong Field Science Research in Asia

Strong field science has become one of the most active areas of research with the development of ultra-high power lasers. Ever since the introduction of the chirped pulse amplification technique in 1985, available laser...


SESAME’s 800 MeV Booster in Operation

On 3 September 2014, the Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East [SESAME] booster came into full operation. The Booster Synchrotron – the second machine in the SESAME acceleration chain – is now ...

 News from the EPS 

EPS Plasma Physics Prizes: calls are open

The EPS Plasma Physics Division [EPS PPD] recognises outstanding research in plasma physics with several prizes. The calls for the 2015 prizes are now open: call for nominations for the 2015 EPS Plasma Physics Division Hannes Alfvén Prize (deadline: 3 November...

 News from Europe 

CERN – Colloquium in Honour of Herwig Schopper

This year CERN celebrated its 60 years anniversary under the slogan “science for peace”. Among the many events organized by a number of CERN Member States, there were scientific colloquia also at CERN organized throughout the year. One...


WEGA – Forty-year-old fusion experiment to cross the Atlantic

The WEGA fusion device at Max Planck Institute of Plasma Physics [IPP] in Greifswald, Germany, is being handed over to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States, after 13 years of successful work...

 EPL News 

Executive and Staff activity for September 2014

The EPS works to support its members. Click here for the list of the activities of EPS Executive Committee and staff for the last month...

18th Conference of Czech and Slovak Physicists

The 18th Conference of Czech and Slovak Physicists (with participation of Hungarian and Polish Physicists) was held from 16th to 19th September in Olomouc, Czech...

International Workshop EPS-CEI-UNESCO

On behalf of the organizing committee of the International Workshop “Promotion of physics in the CEI countries and...

Topical Research Meeting on Hybrid Quantum Systems

The IOP run a Topical Research Meeting once a year and the 2014 event will be held in Nottingham, UK, from 16 to 18 December ...


The 5th International Topical Meeting on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials [NANOMETA 2015] will take place from 5-8 January 2015 in Seefeld, Austria...


The Nuclear Physics in Astronomy VII conference [NPA VII] will be held in York, United-Kingdom, from 18-22 May 2015...


The 4th European Energy Conference [E2C] will take place in Karlsruhe, Germany, from 20-22 May 2015 ...

CLEO®/Europe – EQEC 2015

The European Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics [CLEO®/Europe] and the European Quantum Electronics Conference [EQEC] 2015 will be held...

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