December 2016 | Facts and Info from the European Physical Society | e-EPS
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Editorial – Why we should keep young minds forever!

My name is Eva and I have been the chair of the European Physical Society (EPS) Young Minds (YM) project since last July. In 2010 I finished a degree in Computer Engineering and 3 years later I joined the Optics and Photonics Research Group of Castellón in Spain (GROC).

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EPS Historic Site – the home of Lise Meitner in Sweden

On the 29th of October (2016) more than 70 physicists attended the inauguration of the second EPS historic site in Sweden. The Uddmanska house in Kungälv, outside Göteborg, is where the Austrian-Swedish nuclear physicist Lise Meitner was staying when she understood that it was possible to split an atomic nucleus.

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Joint EPS-APS Historic Site – The Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ

The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), located in Princeton, NJ-USA is one of the world’s foremost centers for curiosity-driven basic research.

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Season’s greetings

The European Physical Society would like to thank you for your interest and support throughout 2016.

The EPS secretariat will be closed between Christmas and New Year.

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Passion for Knowledge

A knowledge-based society as fostered by the EU Lisbon Strategy plan actually requires a society-based knowledge, a knowledge with deep roots in the society. Scientific research is traditionally performed in hardly accessible academic institutions or in jealously protected industrial laboratories.

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Solar lamp kits at the COP22

During the second week of November 2016, the European Physical Society [EPS] Young Minds project, in close cooperation with the associations Migrations Co-developpement Alsace, Liter of light France and the University of Beni Mellal, developed solar kits lamps.

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LIGO Detected Primordial Black Holes?

In September 2015, gravitational waves (GWs) were detected for the first time by the LIGO detectors, the two laser interferometers in the United States.

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Physics for All – A project to carry physics into refugee sites

Physics for All is a project of the German Physical Society (DPG) and the Georg-August-University Göttingen (DE), funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

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Mini-workshop at JINR for the 72th NPD-EPS board meeting

The 72nd board of the Nuclear Physics Division (NPD) of the European Physical Society (EPS) was held on 27-29 ...

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EPS Executive Committee and Staff activities November 2016

The EPS works to support its members. Find below the list of activities of the EPS Executive Committee and staff last month:

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