A meeting of the History of Physics Group of the IOP in conjunction with the Manchester Branch of the IOP.

 Manchester, Saturday October 19th 2013, 9:30 – 18:00

 Talks include:

 Dr Neil Todd, University of Manchester:

“Bohr and Moseley in Manchester from a Manchester perspective”.


Dr Finn Asserud, Niels Bohr Archive, Copenhagen:

“At home while away: The private background of Bohr’s scientific creativity, 1910-1913”.


Professor Emeritus John Heilbron, University of California, Berkeley:

“Bohr and Moseley: A Fleeting Collaboration”.


There will also be a tour, videos etc.

 The meeting will be followed by a reception, and dinner in Hulme Hall, where Bohr famously stayed in 1912.

 The meeting is open to all; membership of the IOP is not required. Attendance at the meeting is free but registration is required. The reception and dinner are optional. The cost for these will be around £55.

 Please book direct by emailing Peter Rowlands ([email protected]), stating whether or not you wish to attend the reception and dinner.

 Accommodation at the Manchester Business School will be available for around £40 per night plus VAT. There is plenty of room. Contact MBS reception services for all hotel room bookings. Reception services, tel: +44 (0) 161 306 1320, email: [email protected]