October 2022 | Facts and Info from the European Physical Society | e-EPS
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Nobel Prize in Physics 2022

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2022 was awarded jointly to:
- Alain Aspect
- John F. Clauser and
- Anton Zeilinger
for experiments with entangled photons, establishing the violation of Bell inequalities and pioneering quantum information science"

The Department of Physics “Aldo Pontremoli” in Milan was distinguished as an EPS Historic Site

The award ceremony as EPS Historic Site of the Institute of Complementary Physics of Milan University took place in the hall of the Department of Physics “Aldo Pontremoli” on 16th September 2022.

EPS Young Minds Lisbon Movie Night - 2nd edition

On the evening of 1st July 2022, the Lisbon EPS Young Minds section organised the second edition of the “Young Minds Movie Night”. Just like the previous edition, this event took place in the cloister of the Lisbon Museum of Natural History and Science.

First EPS Historic Site in Croatia

As early as January 2020, the old building of the Zagreb-Grič Observatory has been recognised as an EPS Historic Site. The observatory was originally a meteorological station, founded at this site in 1861 and has been continuously operating ever since.

EPS-APS Landau-Spitzer Prize 2022

The 2022 Lev D. Landau and Lyman Spitzer Jr. Award for Outstanding Contributions to Plasma Physics, is going to:
Christopher Chen (Queen Mary University London, UK),
Gregory Howes (University of Iowa, USA), and
Kristopher Klein (University of Arizona, USA)

EPS reaction to human rights violation in Iran

The European Physical Society supports the statements by the United Nations and the European Parliament condemning the ongoing human rights violations in Iran.

A statement by the STEM community is open for signature.

Latest news from the AMOPD

You will find here activities and news from the Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Division (AMOPD) of the European Physical Society (EPS) along 2022.

Several conferences qill be organised in 2023. Visit the AMOPD website for more info.

Third conference of the EPS Gravitational Physics Division

The third EPS Conference of the Gravitational Physics Division was held in presence in Nice (France) from 23th- 25th may 2022 and focused on theoretical developments in the field. The conference was well attended and was quite successful. For more details see the division's homepage.

Autumn update from EDP Sciences

Here are the autumn highlights of EPD Sciences, one of our EPS Associate Member.

Latest news from AYIMI

Read the latest news from AYIMI, an EPS Associate Member located in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

News from EUROfusion

You will find here the latest news from EUROfusion, an EPS Associate Member.

Report on the 4th CFPLP held in Cidade da Praia

The 4th Physics Conference of Portuguese Speaking Countries was held in Cidade da Praia, Cabo Verde, from 14th to 16th September 2022.

The Conference was hosted by the Universidade de Cabo Verde (UniCV) and took place on its new beautiful campus.

Annual Meeting 2022 of the Austrian Physical Society

The 71st annual meeting of the Austrian Physical Society (ÖPG [1]), held at the Montanuniversität Leoben (MUL) in Leoben, Austria, from 26th-30th September 2022, will go down in the annals of the Austrian Physical Society (ÖPG) as a very successful conference.

The First 100 IUGS Geological Heritage Sites to be announced in October

The International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) is one of the World’s largest scientific organizations with 121 national members representing over a million geoscientists. It is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.

2023 Leadership Meeting Hosting Call

The time has come to start organizing the 2023 EPS YM Leadership Meeting! Following tradition, the EPS Young Minds Action Committee would like to invite every EPS Young Minds section to present their application to host the LM of the incoming year. Deadline is 4th November 2022.

Events and dates

49th European Conference on Plasma Physics
The conference will take place in July 2023 in Bordeaux, France. The call for proposals for plenary and invited talks is open.

Physics "New" Faculty Workshop
The workshop will take place from 23rd-27th July 2023 in Ascone, Switzerland.

EPS Activities
The EPS works to support its members. Click here for the list of the activities of the EPS Executive Committee and the EPS Staff since January 2022.


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