Doris vs Robert Grosseteste

Poseidon has definitely sent storm Doris to  prevent establishing a new tradition in Lincoln – annual public lectures in Cosmology/Astrophysics. However, his efforts were in vain: in a truly heroic 9 hours trip, combining multiple trains and a taxi, our inaugural speaker Professor Peter Coles arrived from Cardiff to the waiting audience in Lincoln. Straight out of the car he delivered a most fascinating 1st Annual Robert Grosseteste Lecture in Astrophysics/Cosmology. The lecture series is named after a medieval bishop of Lincoln, Robert Grosseteste. Peter took us on a time journey of the formation of the Universe and the history of our knowledge about it from the medieval times to the modern research on the large web structures. His talk sparkled some questions, and you can see his slides in this link.

Thank you, Peter!

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  1. Reblogged this on In the Dark and commented:
    Here’s a repost of the blog of the School of Mathematics and Physics at the University of Lincoln about my talk there last week, complete with photographs!

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  1. […] chemistry alongside physics. The award ceremony was performed before the School’s first annual Robert Grosseteste Lecture in Cosmology, given by Prof. Peter Coles from Cardiff University on the 27th February […]

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