World’s best young physicists compete in Estonia this summer
11 June 2012
This summer will bring one of the top events in the world of physical science to Tartu and Tallinn – the 43rd International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) will be held in Estonia from 15 to 24 July. Tartu will also become the world’s capital of physics for a day in 2012, which means that a number of exciting events will be offered to the town’s residents and guests. Dr Hans Jordens, the President of IPhO, visited Tallinn today.
Top physicists of the world meet in Estonia
16 July 2012
This week will bring one of the top events in the world of physical science to Tartu and Tallinn – the 43rd International Physics Olympiad (IPhO) will be held in Estonia from today until 24 July. Tartu will also become the world’s capital of physics for a day on 20 July, which is celebrated with a number of exciting events.
Winners of 43rd International Physics Olympiad crowned in Tartu
23 July 2012
Receiving the title of overall winner of the 43rd International Physics Olympiad, which was held recently in Estonia’s university city, was Hungarian team member Attila Szabó – who also posted the best result in the theory round of the competition. The experimental round was won by Kai-Chi Huang from Taiwan, who finished 5th in the final rankings. A total of 378 students from 80 countries took part in the competition, with 45 receiving gold medals, 71 receiving silver medals and 92 receiving bronze medals. A further 63 students completed the Olympiad with honours.