Astro-Chat: Neutron Stars

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Credit: Kevin Gill an astro-chat with Professor Don Kurtz Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln, UK Friday, 21 January 2022 7:00-8:00 pm Live online Book a place Stars more than 10 times the mass of the Sun through their short lives fuse hydrogen to helium, helium…

Gravitation Congregation

Originally posted on Study Physics in Lincoln:
This year Dr Fabien Paillusson and Dr Matt Booth are running an extra-curricular general relativity study group with undergraduate students. The group, named the ‘gravitation congregation’ are working through Thomas Moore’s book ‘A General Relativity Workbook’. So far, the group have mostly reviewed special relativity but will soon…

Lincoln Physics Challenge 2021-22

Originally posted on Study Physics in Lincoln:
For a chance to win the first prize (£100 Amazon voucher), submit your typed or neatly written (and scanned in a single pdf file) solutions of the following problems to physics@lincoln.ac.uk with subject “Physics Challenge 2021”. Please include your full name, postal address and email, as well as the name…

Astro-Chat: White dwarfs

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an astro-chat with Professor Don Kurtz Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln, UK Friday, 10 December 2021 7:00-8:00 pm Live online Book a place Stars do not live forever. They are born out of the gas and dust in our Milky Way Galaxy and spend much…

Multiscale simulations of complex materials

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
On 27 October 2021 Javier Diaz presented a talk and poster Co-assembly of block copolymers and anisotropic nanoparticles at CECAM workshop Mixed-gen Season 2 – Session 1: Multiscale simulations of complex materials. The work is a result of collaboration with Marco Pinna, Andrei Zvelindovsky and Ignacio Pagonabarraga. The…

Astro-Chat: Impact!

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an astro-chat with Professor Don Kurtz Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln, UK Friday, 5 November 2021 7:00-8:00 pm Live online Book a place 66 million years ago the Cretaceous came to an end with the impact of a 10-km diameter asteroid. The explosion, tsunami, fires,…

NASA’s TESS Discovers Stellar Siblings Host ‘Teenage’ Exoplanets

Originally posted on Lincoln Astrophysics Team:
Very exciting to be part of this discovery from early on in 2020, which has now been published today. The original article can be found here and below. ———————————————————————————————————————————– Thanks to data from NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), an international collaboration of astronomers has identified four exoplanets, worlds beyond…

Stellar Evolution 101: STFC Introductory Astronomy Summer School

Originally posted on Lincoln Astrophysics Team:
This was a talk given by Dr Phil Sutton at the 2021 STFC Introductory Astronomy Summer School, which was hosted by The University of Hull. The talk gives a broad overview of stellar evolution, using the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram as the template to explain the key stages like protostar, main…

Meet The Physicist Event

Originally posted on Lincoln Astrophysics Team:
A fun , relaxed and informative event for A-level and GSCE students to promote the pursuit of the study of Physics! About this event I believe it’s important for people to realise that pursuing the study of Physics, and going on to centre your career on it, isn’t just…

Astro-Chat: Juno at Jupiter

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an astro-chat with Professor Don Kurtz Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln, UK Friday, 24 September 2021 7:00-8:00 pm Live online Book a place Jupiter is big. Really Big. (Apologies to Douglas Adams). It is the beautiful, bright planet that is visible all night now, rising…

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