The performances were the events that actually put physics on the stage:
jugglers demonstrating the way gravity works, a play about antimatter
or a concert demonstrating physics in music are only a few examples of
the spectacular shows.
Take a look at the photo pages!
Here is a quick summary of the performances ...
Austria - Wallking Robots
A performance charting the development of some spider-like walking robots
some students from Spengergasse in Austria.
Monday 6th, 11:00
Belgium - Cera una volta.... Volta
Volta explains to a young amateur how he was led to the discovery of the
Wednesday 8th, 16:00
France - What a Wonderful World
Exploring the mysteries solved by quantum physics and astrophysics through
dance, acrobatics and aerial displays.
Tuesday 7th, 19:00
Germany - The Name of Fame
Replicating 3 classic electrostatic experiments.
Monday 6th, 11:45
Germany - A Top, a Buoy and a Ping-Pong Ball
An interactive show involving experiments on angular momentum, aerodynamics
and buoyant forces.
Thursday 9th, 16:30
Ireland - Movers and Shakers
Using live performance of traditional Irish and world music to explain
principles behind the physics of music.
Tuesday 7th, 9:15
Netherlands - The Circus of Physics
A theatrical performance showing a number of surprising physical phenomenon.
Tuesday 7th, 8:30
Poland - The Physics of Ping Pong
Explanation of the physics behind ping-pong with live demonstrations.
Wednesday 8th, 16:45
Switzerland - The Oracle of Delphi
An insight into the world of antimatter incorporating mime, music and
Monday 6th, 19:00
United Kingdom - Musical Squares
An audio-visual exploration of the many aspects of sound and hearing.
Thursday 9th, 15:00