Speaker: Dr Samuel Kováčik, Government of Ireland Post-Doctoral Fellow funded by the Irish Research Council and based in the School of Theoretical Physics, DIAS.
Title of Talk: Sir Hamilton and the story of making things up (Sir William Rowan Hamilton (1805-1865))
Date : Wednesday 18th October 2017 at Dunsink Observatory
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Samuel Kovacik bio: Born in Bratislava (Slovakia), where he Graduated in Theoretical Physics, from Comenius University Bratislava, 2012.
He was then awarded a Ph.D. in Theoretical physics, from Comenius University Bratislava, 2016. This was followed by a Postdoctoral scholarship in DIAS from 2016.
He now holds a Government of Ireland Post-doctoral Fellowship position awarded by the Irish Research Council. Samuel is interested in the Research of Quantum Space(time) and he was honoured by the opportunity to give a TEDx talk in 2015. He spends some part of his free time on sports and the other on popularising science.