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The 46th International Physics Olympiad took place this year in the economic capital of India, Mumbai.

The participants faced two five hour-long exams. The first part consisted of an optical experiment. The students had to study the diffraction of a laser beam on a spring. The results...

Aarau - At the Swiss Physics Olympiad the best young talents in Physics were chosen. The competition took place the weekend of march 21st and 22nd. The 20 finalists prepared themselves during the months since the Preliminary Round, tackling a wide range of Physics questions. One great...

The preliminary round of the SwissPhO 2015 took place on Wednesday, 14th of January 2015. During three hours 70 students from all across Switzerland and Liechtenstein solved physics problems to qualify for the SwissPhO 2015. The competition was held simultaneously in Bern, Zurich and Lausanne....

Aarau - The final round of the Swiss Physics Olympiad took place on March 23/24 in Aarau at the Neue Kantonsschule d'Aarau. Twenty-five participants managed to qualify for the final round and were confronted to a total of more than six hours of exams. Their main...

The preliminary round of the SwissPhO 2014 took place on Wednesday, 15th of January 2014. 67 students from all across Switzerland took part in the competition, which was held simultaneously in four different places: Bern, Zurich, Lausanne and Lugano.

Congratulations to the following 25...

You can now register here for the preliminary round of the Swiss Physics Olympiad which is going to take place on 15 January 2014. Registration deadline is 31 December 2013.

All important dates for this year's physics olympiad can...

The 44th International Physics Olympiad took place in Copenhagen, Danemark, a country which provided to the scientific world many great physicists such as Hans Christan Ørsted, Tycho Brahe, Ole Rømer or Niels Bohr.

As usual, the competition was divided into two parts : five hours of...

Aarau - The final round of the Swiss Physics Olympiad took place on March 23/24 in Aarau at Neue Kantonsschule. The competition was held between twenty-four students from Switzerland and two from Liechtenstein.

The selection process...

The preliminary round of the SwissPho 2013 took place on Wednesday, 16 January 2013. A record number of 103 students from all across Switzerland and Liechtenstein took part in the competition, which was held simultaneously in three different places: Zurich, Lausanne and Lugano.

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Estonia hosted the 43rd International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) which took place in two locations: The exams were written in the University town Tartu where the participants were also accommodated. The team leaders on the other hand stayed in the capital Tallinn.

The five-hour long...