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May
26

Guest Lecture on “Messages that astrophysical gamma rays bring to us”

There will be a Guest Lecture on 2017.05.29 Monday at 4.15 pm (Venue :PLR-III,  Department of Physics, University of Colombo) by visiting scientist Dr. Anushka Udara Abeysekara, Assistant Research Professor,Department of Physics & Astronomy,University of Utah, USA on the topic “Messages that astrophysical gamma rays bring to us”  Refreshments will be served from 4.00 p.m. All Are Welcome. […]

By Dilini Tharanga | physics news
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May
04

E-waste Collection Program

E-waste flyer 2017 – For FOS E-waste – Items that will be collected

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May
03

Guest Lecture

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Jan
29

Atomic Metallic Hydrogen was discovered

Atomic Metallic Hydrogen H2(solid), the rarest metal on earth and also the first ever sample of the kind has become a reality thanks to the research activities of Issac Silvera and Ranga Dias of Harvard University. The sample has been created by applying a pressure of 495 GPa (which is over the pressure in the […]

By Gayan Akmeemana | physics news
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Oct
07

CVCD Excellence Awards 2016

Prof. D.U.J. Sonnadara, Professor of Department of Physics, Faculty of Science,University of Colombo was awarded the CVCD Excellence Award – 2016, for the Most Outstanding Senior Researcher in the field of Physical Sciences by Hon. Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri lanka.

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Oct
07

ELECTRO 2016

Workshop in Electronics for A/L Physics Teachers, organized by Physics Society, University of Colombo was held on 4th of October 2016 at Physics Department, University of Colombo, Faculty of Science.

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Jul
04

Guest Lecture on Discovering New Particle

Institute of Physics, Sri Lanka (IPSL) has organized a guest lecture on “Discovering New Particle” by Prof. Sally Seidel, Professor of Physics, University of New Mexico. Date : 7th of July, 2016 Time: 12.00 noon Venue: Faculty Boardroom. Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya Your participation to this event is greatly appreciated.

By Prabhath Wijesinghe | physics news
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Jun
30

Reopening of IFS Computer Laboratory

IFS compute laboratory is one of the main computer facilities available in the Faculty. In 2008, Industrial and Financial Systems (IFS), supported to establish a computers in the Faculty. Over the time, IFS keeps on upgrading the laboratory. This time, IFS decided to make a substantial change and redesigned the laboratory. Vice chancellor, Professor Laksham [...]
By Pubudu Nawarathna | physics news
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Mar
29

න්‍යායාත්මක භෞතික විද්‍යා ජාත්‍යන්තර ඔලිම්පියාඩ් තරඟාවලියේ තෙවන ස්ථානය කොළඹ විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයට

කොළඹ විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය කියන්නේ, දකුණු ආසියාවේ කීර්තිමත් විශ්වවිද්‍යාල අතරින් ප්‍රමුඛ පෙළේ විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයක්. කොළඹ විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ විද්‍යාර්ථීන් අධ්‍යයන කටයුතු වලදී මෙන්ම ක්‍රීඩා හා වෙනත් විෂය බාහිර ක්‍රියාකාරකම් වලදී, අන්‍ය විශ්වවිද්‍යාල අභිබවා ඉදිරියෙන් සිටිනවා. මේ සඳහන කොළඹ විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ කීර්ති නාමය ජාත්‍යන්තරය දක්වා රැගෙන ගිය අවස්ථාවක් පිළිබඳවයි. International Olympiad in Theoretical Physics for undergraduates ජාත්‍යන්තර ඔලිම්පියාඩ් තරඟාවලිය පසුගිය දා පැවැත්වුණා. […]

By Prabhath Wijesinghe | physics news
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Feb
12

Einstein was right.. again – Gravitational waves detected

After nearly hundred years from Einstein’s general theory of relativity in 1915,scientists have finally found evidence of gravitational waves. Simply put, gravitational waves are ripples in spacetime created by cataclysmic events in the cosmos (e.g. black hole collision). The twin Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave observatory (LIGO) detectors, located in Livingston Louisiana and Hanford, Washington (USA) have […]

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