Wednesday, 29 September 2021
Katherine Mary Blundell OBE is a Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Oxford and a supernumerary research fellow at St John’s College, Oxford. Previously, she held a Royal Society University Research Fellowship, and fellowships from the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 and Balliol College, Oxford.
This lecture examined the evidence for and the significance of events that unfolded in the early Universe. “Early” here refers to within the first few seconds after the Hot Big Bang. These very early developments give rise to fundamental characteristics of the nature of the Universe.
Professor Blundell’s lecture series are as follows:
2021/22 Cosmic Revolutions
2020/21 Cosmic Vision
2019/20 Cosmic Concepts
All lectures by the Gresham Professors of Astronomy can be accessed here.