9 July

  • 1955 Albert Einstein and Bertrand Russell launch their joint manifesto highlighting the danger posed by nuclear weapons
  • 1911 Birth of John Archibald Wheeler, a leading early expert in, and proponent of, Einstein’s general theory of relativity
  • 1926 Birth of Ben Roy Mottelson, winner of the 1975 Nobel Prize along with Aage Bohr and James Rainwater "for the discovery of the connection between collective motion and particle motion in atomic nuclei and the development of the theory of the structure of the atomic nucleus based on this connection"
  • Physics in Perspective
    Watch talks from well-renowned physicists at our lecture series; you may even learn a thing or two

  • Schools lecture series
    The schools lectures feature topics from the Olympics to rock music. Plenty of physics to learn too!

About the IOP

We are a leading scientific society promoting physics and bringing physicists together for the benefit of all.

More about joining the IOP


Follow us

https://twitter.com/PhysicsNews
http://www.youtube.com/instituteofphysics

Other IOP websites


For physics • For physicists • For all


More than a physics publisher


News, views and information for the global physics community

A platform for IOP-hosted journal content


Cookie Settings