2nd Year Article Prize Winners
2nd Year Article Prize Winners
Alex HODGES -- Venus Mission Brief: VAPOR (Venus Atmosphere Practical Outpost with Resource-Extraction)
Jiaqi BAO -- Many Curious Roads of Lambda: Patching 120 Zeroes with Modified Gravity
Lucia CUERVO VALOR -- From Manifolds to Margherita --- The Differential Geometry of Pizza
Shafiat DEWAN -- Biomimetic Engineering to Combat Climate Change
Harry FOX -- Money for Nothing (Can quantum effects overcome the limits imposed by the laws of thermodynamics?)
Bethany LAI -- The Unexpected Physics of Ketchup
Anishaa PATTANI -- Wave-Ice Interaction: A Warning Sign for Global Climate Change
Talia RAHALL -- Wind and the Skyscraper
Felix ROBERTS -- Quantum Pseudo-Telepathy
Hrishi SHAH -- The Physics of Crying
Vedant VARSHNEY -- Practice Makes Perfect...: Artificial Neural Networks and their Uses within Physics
Calum WINCOTT - Pub Physics - The Science of Beer
John CRUMP - The Unpredictable future of General Relativity
Rahul GUPTA - The Physics of Stone Skimming
Madeleine JENKINS - The Starry Night
Muchen LI - A Better Theory of Music for Physicists
Benjamin MUNTZ - The Particle that Violates the Symmetry of Nature
Ali OZER - The Physics of the Bose-Einstein Condensation
Saeed SANEI - The Faster you Run, the Closer the Horizon Follows: on the Fulling-Davies-Unruh
Omar SHAHPO - The Many Worlds Interpretation
Mika SMITH - Biomimicry for Greener Energy
Georgina STROUD - The Spiral Quandry
Samuel DOBSON - Can you take a photograph of a photon?
Marie DESCHAMPS - Will science fiction always be fiction?
Callum HUNTER - The fundamental reflections of the universe.
Clemens JAKUBEC - Fundamental constants - To change or not to change?
Marios KASSAPIS - Can we go all-electric?
Hunain NADEEM - Nothing is real.
Ze Song NAI - Physics and nature: The Mantis Shrimp
Umut OZER - Is there a method to the madness?
Seophine STANISLAUS - Using physics to beat roulette.
Ksenia SOLOVIEVA - Mother nature knows best.
Rick WONG - The unreasonable effectiveness of neural networks.
2016-17 2ND YEAR ARTICLE PRIZE WINNERS
Julia WISNIEWSKA - How to Excel at your Axel?
Harry CHITTENDEN - The Cold Dark Matter Spectrum
Julia CHMIELOWSKA - Hurricanes: Can they be Stopped?
Max HENDERSON - The Quantum Arrow of Time
Stephan KOENIGSTORFER -
Avinash MOCHERLA - The Implications of AI on Physics
Gwyneth MATTHEWS - Could you Beat a Robot in a Dance Battle?
Zhaozhen TONG -
2015-16 2nd year article Prize Winners
Alexandre BONNET - The Physics of Flying Boats
Hannah BANKS - Big Bang Nucleosynthesis
Flora BIGGINS - Free Will in an Age of Uncertainty
Jim BREMNER - Crowd Physics: Safety in Numbers
Luca COCCONI - Falsifiability and the role of hypothesis in modern physics
Rahim Jun Yin LEUNG - The Physics of the Violin and the Wolf Tone
Alastair LUTTON - The Horizon-Flatness Problem
Amelia OWENS - MC. Escher: Illustrating the Impossible
James RICE - Dark Energy and Dark Matter – What’s the Matter
Stephen SAVAGE - Stopping Light In Its Tracks
The joint winners for 2014-15 were;
Michael DOHERTY - "The Casimir Effect getting something from nothing?"
Salih OSMAN - "Frozen"
Sara BARTOLUCCI - "The quantum measurement problem"
Stephanie FORD - "There's something about Polaris you didn't know"
Faye HAVELOCK - "Graphene The Wonder Material: Does it Live Up to the Hype?"
The joint winners for 2013-14 were;
Danyal CHOUDHURY -Superconductors – the Next Industrial Revolution?
Georgia BATEMAN - The Coronal Heating Problem
James LEE - Spinning in Control
Nikita KAMRAJ - Mapping the Universe: the Cosmic Microwave Background
Emanuele GALIFFI - Randomness in Nature
Jian SOH - Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging — Is it functioning correctly?
The joint winners for 2012-13 were;
Arianna SORBA - The Long Road To Mars
Dara CANAVAN -
The winner for 2011/12 is;
Dominic Reiss with his essay, Explaining Phenomena: A Journey From The Abstract To The Experiment And Back Again.
The three runners up, and their essays, are:
Stephen Lennon - Baryogenesis
Stephan Strain - Exoplanets: A Tale of Two Worlds
Alexander van Russelt - Will Graphene Ever Replace Silicon Semiconductors?
The joint winners for the Second Year Essay Prize, 2010/11 academic year, were: