6th Annual Robert Grosseteste Lecture in Astrophysics

Distinguished Maths & Physics Public Lectures

Between Fire and Ice

a public lecture by

Professor Don Kurtz

Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln, UK

Thursday, 30 March 2023,

6:00-7:40 pm

(including an interval and Q&A)
Newton Lecture Theatre  INB0114 in the Isaac Newton building, University of Lincoln

Book a place

Our fragile Earth is delicately balanced between the fiery nuclear inferno at the heart of the Sun and the icy frigidity of the outer solar system. Come on an illustrated tour to see weird and wonderful moons, a continent-sized canyon, gigantic volcanoes, a hurricane bigger than Earth, a pure ice cliff higher than Mt. Everest, a place so cold that the air freezes and falls to the ground as snow, and spectacular pictures of alien environments. Hear about asteroid impacts and the death of the dinosaurs. Learn about the origin and evolution of Earth’s atmosphere, the runaway greenhouse effect on Venus and…

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