December 2015 | Facts and Info from the European Physical Society | e-EPS
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Editorial – 2015, a contrasted year

2015 is coming to an end, and with it, the International Year of Light 2015 with numerous closing ceremonies around the world, after a very successful and colorful year launched last January in Paris. ‘Our life depends on Light’ stated Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO, in her introductory message to the delegates at the opening ceremony. The magic of light and the success of thousands of specific events have demonstrated the enthusiasm ...

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New guest house of the Physics Centre in Bad Honnef

EPS President has expressed his great appreciation for the new guest house of the Physics Centre in Bad Honnef, Germany, as a forum for international meetings and views it as a characteristic example that physics and research in general brings people together no matter what their nationality, colour, sex or religion.

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The Hotel Metropole in Brussels distiguished as EPS Historic Site

On 24 October 2015, the European Physical Society [EPS], the Belgian Physical Society [BPS, short for ...

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Portrait of a young physicist

Portraits of young physicists: Fatema Tanjia, a pursued dream

I met Fatema years ago. In our Physics Department we were not used to hosting foreigners, but one day I saw an elegant young woman of oriental descent, dressed in a ...

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EPS Edison Volta Prize 2016 - call for nominations

EPS Edison Volta Prize 2016 - call for nominations

The deadine for nominations is 31 January 2016.

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International Year of Light News

IYL 2015 in France: a great success!

IYL 2015 closing ceremony in Madrid

Light and Dark Matters – the IOP at the Tate Modern

100 years of general relativity

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Proposal to increase Individual Membership fees

The Executive Committee has decided to propose to the EPS Council Meeting on 1-2 April 2016 to increase the membership fees for EPS Individual Members. Any ...

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2016 APS-EPS Landau-Spitzer award: call for nominations

The Landau-Spitzer Award on the Physics of Plasmas for “Outstanding contributions to plasma physics” is jointly sponsored by the Plasma Physics Divisions of the ...

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The Ludwig‐Maximilians‐Universität becomes EPS Historic Site

On 6 May 2015, the Ludwig Maximilian University Munich ...

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Designing three-dimensional nanostructures in a single step

Scientists have devised a novel approach to 3D nanofabrication that brings closer the day when electronic and photonic ...

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EPS Executive & Staff activity for November 2015

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…

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Featured in EPL

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EPS season’s greetings

EPS Seasons' Greetings 2016
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