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Spectacular star system discovered which could explode to create powerful cosmic firework display

A spectacular star system wrapped in an elegant spiral dust cloud has been discovered by astronomers. The system is believed to contain a star that is spinning extremely fast, which could produce one…

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Debating Dark Matter: Axions and WIMPS

It's thought that dark matter makes up 85% of the universe, but to date there has been no conclusive proof of its existence. In this podcast, University of Sheffield particle physicists…

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Where can a Physics degree take you?

At the University of Sheffield, we recently hosted the UK’s biggest Physics careers fair to showcase the range of exciting opportunities available to students following graduation. In this…

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Undergraduate study in Physics and Astronomy at Sheffield

Our physics and astronomy courses explore the fundamental laws of the universe. You'll be use your scientific knowledge and creativity to explore and challenge ideas about the physical world…

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A day in the life of a physics student

Find out what it's really like to be a physics student. Filmed and edited by University of Sheffield physics students Adam and Emily.

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Numerical Simulation of Ferromagnetism

This is an example of a 2D Ising model of ferromagnetism which is a project undertaken in PHY236: Computational Physics. This project is used to study the temperature dependence of phase transitions…

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Science Communication MSc

The Science Communication MSc at the University of Sheffield allows you to explore your creative voice within the dynamic field of SciComm. Gain the creative media, journalistic and critical…

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We are stardust

Carl Sagan famously said that we are made of starstuff, and that's absolutely right. But what did he mean by that? We asked Professor Simon Goodwin to explain.

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Basic Concepts of Computers and Programming

As the first lecture in this series we will start with an overview of basic concepts related to programming including: - Basic computer science - Compiled and interpreted programming languages -…

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Using Python via CoCalc or Anaconda

Here I give a quick overview regarding two options for coding in Python: online via CoCalc.com local install via Anaconda This video is part of the "Programming in Python" module taught…

From  Mark Quinn A year ago 0 likes 21 views 0