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The Discovery of the Higgs Boson

Our free short online course, The Discovery of the Higgs Boson, allows you to learn the significance and importance of this famous particle. Find out more about particle physics and understanding the…

From  Mari-Nikol Panteva on March 22nd, 2021 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Astrobiology and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Our free short online course The Astrobiology and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life outlines the conditions that are required for a planet to be habitable, and explores how we can search for and…

From  Mari-Nikol Panteva on March 22nd, 2021 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Higgs Chat with Florian Beutler

Higgs Chat with Florian Beutler (University of Edinburgh, School of Physics and Astronomy) ahead of his Higgs Hour talk on 5 March 2021:…

From  Ines Foidl on March 1st, 2021 0 likes 24 plays 0  

Atomic Spectra Topic 1

Chem2 Atomic Spectra Topic 1: Spectra of Hydrogen-like Atoms

From  Eleanor Campbell on January 26th, 2021 0 likes 32 plays 0  

REF2020: Shunzo Kumano- Structure functions for the spin-1 deuteron

REF2020: Shunzo Kumano- Structure functions for the spin-1 deuteron

From  Lyndsey Ballantyne on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 1 plays 0  

REF2020: Xiangdong Ji- Large-momentum effective field theory for partons and light-cone physics

REF2020: Xiangdong Ji- Large-momentum effective field theory for partons and light-cone physics

From  Lyndsey Ballantyne on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 3 plays 0  

The smallest astronauts: how can microorganisms support us in space?; Dr Rosa Santomartino

Microorganisms such as bacteria are everywhere on Earth's biosphere, including the human body, and will necessarily follow us as we explore space. As they play many important roles here on Earth…

From  Stuart Dunbar on December 14th, 2020 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Higgs Hour with Max Hansen 'Extracting resonant scattering and decay amplitudes from lattice QCD'

Speaker: Maxwell Hansen (University of Edinburgh) Abstract:The strong force is governed by the elegant mathematical framework of quantum chromodynamics (QCD). The building blocks of QCD are quarks…

From  Ines Foidl on December 2nd, 2020 0 likes 12 plays 0  

PoS 1 Week 9 Lecture 2 Part 2

mechanism

From  Johanna Wolff on November 5th, 2020 0 likes 156 plays 0  

Earth Sciences at Edinburgh Online Open Day 2020

What are the Earth Sciences, and why are they important for the future of our planet? This presentation shows the structure and overviews the content of the different earth science degrees at…

From  Alexander Thomas on September 24th, 2020 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Physics and Astronomy: Physics 1B: The Stuff of the Universe

About Physics 1B "The stuff of the Universe" https://path.is.ed.ac.uk/courses/PHYS08017_SV1_SEM2

From  Victoria Martin on August 28th, 2020 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Physics and Astronomy: Physics 1A: Foundations PHYS08016

Physics 1A: Foundations is a 20-credit, semester 1 course in Newtonian mechanics. It is aimed at students who have previous experience of physics and mathematics, and who would like a mathematical…

From  Ross Galloway on August 26th, 2020 0 likes 35 plays 0  

Introductory Astrophysics

Why is the night sky dark, if the Universe contains an infinite number of stars? How can the colours of stars tell us about their core chemical reactions? What is the physics behind black…

From  Catherine Heymans on August 25th, 2020 0 likes 29 plays 0  

Astronomy and Astrophysics Overview

A brief overview of the 3 optional Astronomy courses that are on offer: Discovering Astronomy (Semester 1), Astrobiology (Semester 1) and Introductory Astrophysics (Semester 2). Prof. Catherine…

From  Catherine Heymans on August 25th, 2020 0 likes 22 plays 0