With Halloween fast approaching, I’ve been taking a look at some of the spookiest physics out there for my MSc science communication and public engagement placement. From the story of an inventor on a quest to discover the source of his laboratory’s “haunting”, to chilling solutions to the Fermi Paradox and even questions about the nature of the universe itself (hint: it may not be real), these stories show the creepy side of the physics found in textbooks around the world.
It’s been a fascinating experience finding connections between science and the supernatural, so I hope you enjoy the results!
Although the summer break has started for most university students, primary school children are still engaged in lots of online science experiments thanks to the Physics Outreach Team. We are indeed still running weekly STEM sessions with a primary school we have been working with continuously since last year.