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Oppenheimer - Making History Through Physics

Date: Saturday 9th December 2023

Time: 14:00-17:00 GMT

Location: Martin Wood Complex, University of Oxford, OX1 3PU

About the Lecture

The University of Oxford are delighted to welcome a variety of speaker to share different aspects of the life of Oppenheimer and how he made history through physics. Please see below for the proposed schedule of events:

14:00 Welcome from Professor Ian Shipsey and Tony Weidberg

14:15 Dr Georg Viehhauser presents Nuclear Physics and the Development of The Bomb

14:35 Dr Robert Johnson presents Was there a strategic alternative to the atomic bomb?

15:00 Mince pies reception

15:40 - Prof Stephen Blundell presents Oxford Physics and the "remote and speculative project"

16:05 Q&A and panel discussion

Suitability: Students who are interested in studying Physics or other related disciplines at university.

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