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In total 815 people participated in the first round of the Physics Olympiad 2018/19. 101 participants achieved the necessary 12 points to qualify for the preparation camp and the second round. Additionally, 27 wild cards were handed out. We would like to thank all participants and teachers for...

The European Physics Olympiad 2018 (EuPhO) took place from 28. May to 1. June in Dolgoprudny near Moscow, Russia. The EuPhO was held for only the second time but this was the first time that Switzerland participated. Switzerland was...

Aarau - The final round of the Swiss Physics Olympiad took place at NKSA in Aarau on 24. and 25. March. The 24 participants who qualified at the second round in January, solved exams for over 6 hours. Their goal was to win a spot on one of the two teams...

Between the 16. and 18. February, the SwissPhO Experimental Camp 2018 took place on the EPFL campus in Lausanne. Sixteen highly motivated participants from every corner of Switzerland joined us for this restructured annual training camp to prepare themselves for the final round of the Swiss...

The second round of the Physics Olympiad took place on 17. January 2018. A total of 45 students took the exam in Berne, Zurich, Lausanne and Lugano. 26 Swiss participants, as well as 2 from Liechtenstein, qualified for the final round of the Swiss Physics Olympiad.

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In the beginning of November 2017, a preparation camp for the second round was held in Vordemwald. 35 students participated in the camp. In addition to the lectures and the exercises, we visited the nuclear power plant in Gösgen. In the evenings, we had various entertaining activities planned...

We would like to thank all participants and teachers for taking part in the competition. The multiple-choice test was taken by 647 students (558 from Switzerland and 89 from Liechtenstein). The number of participants is almost ten times higher than the average of the previous years.

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This year the 48th physics olympiad took place in Yogyakarta (Indonesia).

The competition was split into two five hour exams. The experimental part consisted of two experiments. In the first one the students used a laser to examine the index of refraction and the constant of diffusion of...

Aarau - At the Swiss Physics Olympiad the best young talents in Physics were chosen. The competition took place the weekend of march 25th and 26th. The 28 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 2017 took place on Wednesday, 18th of January. 73 students from all across Switzerland and Lichtenstein took part in the competition, which was held simultaneously in four different places: Bern, Zurich, Lausanne and Lugano.

Congratulations to the...