Virtual Summer School at Lingnan University (Hong Kong)

Hello everyone! My name is Farah Fauth and I am currently a 3rd year Physics and Astronomy student at the University of Southampton. In this blog entry I am going to give you an inside of my virtual summer school

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Final 72 Hours in Boston

Unfortunately due to the global pandemic, my year abroad at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Boston was cut short very suddenly. With just three days to tie up the loose ends, how can you still make the most of

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Second semester at CERN, Geneva

After a very busy first semester, my second semester proved even busier. My time was quickly filled with work, and with any spare time I went skiing in Chamonix – a great combination. I’ve enjoyed running and cycling through the

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5 Culture Shocks from Boston

When I found out I would be spending this academic year in the US I did my research on the culture, I thought I was fairly well prepared for the culture shock.  In many ways the US is not that

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A Visit to Niagara Falls

For some people, America is a dream destination; for me though, I had never seen the appeal.  However when presented with the opportunity to spend a year joining a research team at Harvard, it wasn’t something I could say no

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My experience at CERN [Part 1]

CERN, in Geneva, Switzerland, is famously home to the LHC: the biggest particle accelerator and black hole generator in the world. Each year, three lucky Southampton MPhys students spend a year with one of CERN’s research groups working on a

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