Astro-Chat: UFOs – are aliens visiting the Earth?

Originally posted on Science views:
an astro-chat with Professor Don Kurtz Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln, UK Friday, 18 June 2021, 7:00-7:30 pm Live online Book a place Are aliens visiting the Earth? Are the military forces keeping flying saucers secret? When was the first flying saucer seen? Hear about…

Javier Diaz’s talk: Computational study of block copolymer nanocomposites

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
On the 3th June 2021 at 13:00 Javier Diaz, former PhD student of the Centre for Computational Physics, is delivering the first IOP Computational Physics Group talk series. Image available on?ArXiv. To register for the event please go to the IOP Computational Physics Group talk series webpage.

Astro-Chat: Supermoon

Originally posted on Science views:
Image: Sky News by Charlotte Bateman, 27 April 2021 23:12, UK an astro-chat with Professor Don Kurtz Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln, UK Friday, 14 May 2021, 7:00-7:30 pm Live online Book a place This is our inaugural new public event: an Astro-Chat about recent…

Don Kurtz – Visiting Professor of Astrophysics

Don Kurtz has been appointed a Visiting Professor of Astrophysics in our school till August 2023. Don was born in San Diego, California, to an American father and Canadian mother. He obtained a BA in astronomy from San Diego State University in 1970, and his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin in 1976. He […]

Margaret-Ann and Hannah attended CUWIP (Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics) 25th-27th March 2021.

Originally posted on Study Physics in Lincoln:
Margaret-Ann K Withington contribution: CUWiP 2021 like many things this year, was held online instead of in person. I was lucky enough to be able to attend the spread of events. Day One: We began the day with a orientation on the motivating factors on why the conference…

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Statistical Mechanics

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
This is full time, fixed term post of 1 FTE for 36 months from start dateClosing Date: ??Saturday 08 May 2021Interview Date: ??Friday 28 May 2021Reference: ?COS823 The Centre for Computational Physics at the University of Lincoln is a newly founded research excellence centre focused on the development…

Is hypothesis testing logically fallacious?

Originally posted on The Oblivious Physicist:
In a paper just published in Philosophies Dr Matthew Booth and myself discuss in what sense traditional (i.e. frequentist) hypothesis testing leads to fallacious conclusions. By identifying the logical skeleton of the argument as an instance of Modus Tollens (e.g. “If it is raining, John takes his umbrella. John…

Virtual Talk at Cleethorpes and District Astronomical Society

Originally posted on Dr Phil Sutton:
On 7th October I gave my first virtual talk over zoom Cleethorpes & District Astronomical Society I talked about some of the personal favourite discoveries made by the Cassini spacecraft during it 13 year mission orbiting Saturn. We looked at some of the most unusual finds like the large…

Dr Phil Sutton Gives Seminar at Jeremiah Horrocks Institute

Originally posted on Lincoln Astrophysics Team:
On 21st October Dr Phil Sutton gave a seminar at the Jeremiah Horrocks Institute at Uclan about his work with planetary rings, exoplanets and exomoons. Image credit: NASA / JPL Title: The Importance of Planetary Rings as Astrophysical Laboratories Abstract: The Solar System hosts one of the best natural…

Lincoln Maths and Physics Week: 5 – 12 March 2021

Originally posted on Distinguished Maths & Physics Public Lectures:
As a part of British Science Week 2021, the School of Mathematics and Physics at the University of Lincoln is celebrating all things maths and physics with a series of 12 lectures (6 in Maths and 6 in Physics) from our experts. You will find out…

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