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PUBLIC TALK: The Many Facets of Foam

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Today's date is Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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A public lecture by Denis Weaire, Emeritus Professor, School of Physics, Trinity College, Dublin and 2014 UWA Gledden Visiting Fellow.

The study of liquid foams has a long and fascinating history, involving for example the blind Belgian physicist JAF Plateau and the inspiring figure of Lord Kelvin in the 19th century. It remains a lively and wide research topic, and has spilled over into art and architecture, as well as many applications in industry. Professor Weaire will present a personal overview of the subject, ranging from basic mathematical questions to tomographic analysis of foam structures, which should interest a wide range of scientists and engineers, and be accessible to a wider audience as well.
Location Webb Lecture Theatre, UWA
Contact Institute of Advanced Studies <[email protected]> : 6488 1340
URL https://www.ias.uwa.edu.au/lectures/weaire
Start Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:00
End Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:00
RSVP RSVP is required.
Submitted by Audrey Barton <[email protected]>
Last Updated Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:53
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