Imperial College’s Professor Tom Kibble CBE FRS, Senior Research Fellow and Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics here gives some personal insights into former colleague Professor Abdus Salam, the first Muslim and only Pakistani Nobel Laureate, in an interview kindly given to Imperial AMSA.
Did you know there are five states of matter!? Surprised? At school level we are told that matter can exist as solid, liquid and gas! Basis school science 101, i hear you say. Well, Plasma is one other state of matter which occurs at really high temperatures. There is one more which occurs at really low temperatures… The Bose-Einstein Condensate! Check out the video and be amazed!
Still not sure, well Prof Kaku explains further…
- BEC – What is it and where did the idea come from?
- Bose-Einstein Condensate [Wiki]
- Bose-Einstein Condensate [SciAmerica]
Interesting results published by the Programme of International Student Assessment (PISA) show which countries are providing the most successful education systems in the world. The UK game 11th! Continue reading
Highlights of the talk by Maulana Jahangheer Khan Sahib.
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Highlight talks by Professor Albert Zijlstra
It has been a long wait. But finally, we will in the coming weeks start to release some videos of the Annual Conference 2011! Watch this space!
The power of mathematics is well known to all, specially those who are involved in the business of using it on a daily bases. To sift out and illuminate phenomena that may seem unconnected, to be able to describe patterns in a quantifiable manner, there is no better language than mathematics. The idea of applying mathematics to history has been around for some time and though not so well advertised, it is fascinating to ask what patterns would we be able to find out by describing the rise and fall of civilization by mathematics, predicted by mathematics… what future is inevitable and can it be avoided?