Jurassic Sized Headaches in the Field

Join Prof. Phil Manning on a journey from the ‘fun’ of excavating dinosaurs to the excitement of studying them at the synchrotron. Professor of Natural History (University of Manchester), Scientist in Residence (The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis), Ambassador (The Earth Project). https://www.research.manchester.ac.uk/portal/en/researchers/phillip-manning(39cf2072-68d5-4763-b78e-5e099f20e8c6).html https://www.linkedin.com/in/prof-phillip-manning-64a71212/?originalSubdomain=uk https://twitter.com/dinoimpact?lang=en http://dinosaursabbatical.blogspot.com/ https://youtu.be/_vaQyVbbku8

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Making the Solar Orbiter

Jessica Marshall https://spacem14.imanengineer.org.uk/profile/jessicamarshall https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessica-marshall-84647989/?originalSubdomain=uk Jessica Marshall is the Principal Spacecraft Systems Engineer on the Solar Orbiter team at Airbus and described how the Solar Orbiter was built.  This probe will travel inside the orbit of Mercury and give us our best view to date of the heliosphere, the giant bubble of space around the Sun […]

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Aristotle

Professor Edith Hall https://www.gresham.ac.uk/professors-and-speakers/professor-edith-hall/ https://www.kcl.ac.uk/people/edith-hall http://edithhall.co.uk/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edith_Hall https://twitter.com/edithmayhall?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor https://www.linkedin.com/in/edith-hall-87217212/?originalSubdomain=uk Professor Hall is Visiting Gresham Professor in Classics. She is a British scholar of classics, specialising in Ancient Greek Literature and cultural history. She is also Professor in the Department of Classics and Centre for Hellenic Studies at Kings College London. From 2017-2018, she was also […]

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Trust, Fakes and Overload

Dr Sophie Carr https://www.lms.ac.uk/content/sophie-carr https://twitter.com/SophieBays?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor https://baysconsulting.co.uk/our-team/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/sophiecarrbays/?originalSubdomain=uk The talk was about statistics, mathematics and numbers. The following are notes from the on-line lecture. Even though I could stop the video and go back over things there are likely to be mistakes because I haven’t heard things correctly or not understood them. I hope Dr Carr […]

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Cosmic Vision: Fast & Furious

Katherine was appointed Gresham Professor of Astronomy in 2019. She is a Professor of Astrophysics at Oxford University and a Research Fellow at St John’s College. Before this she was one of the Royal Society’s University Research Fellows, a Research Fellow of the 1851 Royal Commission, and a Junior Research Fellow at Balliol College, Oxford. […]

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The Invisible Universe

Professor Priyamvada Natarajan https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Priyamvada_Natarajan https://physics.yale.edu/people/priyamvada-natarajan priyamvada.natarajan@yale.edu https://campuspress.yale.edu/priya/ https://twitter.com/SheerPriya?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor A hundred years ago, we believed that our own galaxy, the Milky Way, constituted the entire universe. We believed that the universe was stagnant. We did not know about the constituents of the universe – dark matter and dark energy – and we believed that we were […]

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