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Designed for science teachers wishing to advance their professional knowledge, this video highlights some cutting edge physics projects within the UK.

Presenter and physicist, Dr. Laura Grant, talks about the latest in the physics world. In Oxfordshire, the Diamond Light Source is a giant particle accelerator, the size of five football pitches.

At the Rutherford Appleton Lab, lives the most powerful laser in the world,  the Vulcan Laser, which creates energy through fusion.

In London, the Imperial College is working on plastic electronics, plastic can be used as a semi conductor, to emit light or conduct electricity.

Finally, in Stevenage, Astrium laboratories are designing the ExoMars Rover, to be the most sophisticated robot ever.

Part of the series: Mick Waters Drops In

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