A metal maze that was built by physics students to show how water droplets can propel themselves featured on BBC 2’s QI when host Stephen Fry demonstrated the ‘Leidenfrost effect’.
- New Centre for Doctoral Training in Condensed Matter Physics
- Using sonar to search for missing Malaysian Airlines plane
A new joint Centre for Doctoral Training in Condensed Matter Physics at the Universities of Bath and Bristol has received £4.1 million funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
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Dr Philippe Blondel (Physics) talks to BBC Radio Bristol about using sonar to search for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight.
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