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April 2020

SITP Online Presents: Jim Al-Khalili: The World According to Physics

April 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Live event link: https://www.twitch.tv/sitp Where does theoretical physics stand at the end of the second decade of the 21st century? Are we finally approaching the end of physics, when the rich tapestry of the universe will be revealed to us and we will finally understand the true nature of reality? If we are honest then we must admit that, while what we do know is dazzlingly impressive, there is much we have yet to grasp, from the nature of space…

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February 2022

Title: What does Star Wars (and other stuff) have to do with maths?

February 15 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
The Admiral Bar, 72a Waterloo Street
Glasgow, G2 7DA United Kingdom
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Doors at 7.15, kickoff at 7.30 Please see foot of event description for Covid-19 safety measures and accessibility information. View event on Facebook View event on Meetup Description: What do Star Wars and Santa Claus have to do with maths? How much energy does a lightsaber use? Does Santa actually exist? Join us as we answer these questions and many more using basic maths and science, courtesy of Dr George Loumakis of Glasgow Caledonian University's School of Computing, Engineering and…

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March 2022

H2 Ohhh! The miracle of turning water into hydrogen – Dr Alexey Ganin

March 15 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
The Admiral Bar, 72a Waterloo Street
Glasgow, G2 7DA United Kingdom
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View event on Facebook here View event on Meetup here View event on Eventbrite here The electrolyser is a device that with the help of electricity splits water in two elementary components: hydrogen and oxygen. Hydrogen is an excellent fuel and an attractive green energy carrier if the electricity for water splitting comes from renewable energy sources. Furthermore, converting the excess of electricity, for example during summer months, into hydrogen by water electrolysis could act as energy backup system which…

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April 2022

Failure & Redemption: How Science Saves Science

April 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Admiral Bar, 72a Waterloo Street
Glasgow, G2 7DA United Kingdom
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View on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/943905072974246 View on Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/Glasgow-skeptics/events/284661125 View on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/failure-redemption-how-science-saves-science-tickets-300127478367 In the pursuit of knowledge, efforts in science have brought about some of the most disastrous, shocking, and even hilarious results. But how do we know!? Because… SCIENCE! Megan Crawford, PhD, will reprise her role as Resident Scientist Shocker and present how it’s possible that the very system responsible for humanity’s biggest failures, shockingest shockers, and cheekiest surprises, is oddly still the best system for exposing these very…

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