Astro-Chat: Songs of the Stars: The Real Music of the Spheres

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an astro-chat with Professor Don Kurtz Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln, UK Friday, 25 November 2022 7:00-8:00 pm Live online Book a place We humans are visual creatures: “seeing is believing.” But there are other ways to know the world and universe. For many species…

Astro-Chat: Voyagers 1 and 2: Where are they now?

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an astro-chat with Professor Don Kurtz Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln, UK Friday, 28 October 2022 7:00-8:00 pm Live online Book a place Back in 1965 scientists working at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in California were studying the orbits of the planets around the…

Astro-Chat: The James Webb Space Telescope

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Where it came from, where it is, how it works and what it’s doing an astro-chat with Professor Don Kurtz Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln, UK Friday, 23 September 2022 7:00-8:00 pm Live online Book a place After decades of planning and work by thousands…

Astro-Chat: Once in a Blue Moon

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an astro-chat with Professor Don Kurtz Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln, UK Friday, 27 May 2022 7:00-8:00 pm Live online Book a place The sky has many beautiful phenomena caused by the interaction of light with the air: blue skies, red sunsets, rainbows, glories, haloes,…

Physics Film Night – 18/5/2022

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRoj3jK37Vc Lincoln School of Maths & Physics and the University of Lincoln Maths and Physics Society are happy to invite you to the Physics Movie Night, the second one after the pandemic. Date: Wednesday, 18 May 2022 Film: Contact (1997) Stars: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey IMDB: 7.5/10; Awards: 15 wins & 27…

Astro-Chat: It’s About Time!

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an astro-chat with Professor Don Kurtz Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln, UK Friday, 25 March 2022 7:00-8:00 pm Live online Book a place Days, Weeks, Months, Years and more:  an amusing and informative tour of the Western calendar. In this talk you will learn how…

Astro-Chat: Black Holes

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an astro-chat with Professor Don Kurtz Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln, UK Friday, 11 February 2022 7:00-8:00 pm Live online Book a place Small black holes with masses “only” 5-10 times the mass of the Sun form in supernova explosions at the ends of the…

Congratulations To PhD Student George Bell On His First Paper

Originally posted on Lincoln Astrophysics Team:
A new paper by PhD student George Bell titled “The Gravitational Braking of Captured Moons Around Ringed Planets” has been published in the Journal of the British Interplanetary Society The paper and project aims to investigate capture dynamics of irregular moons around ringed planets, with Phoebe and Saturn used…

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…

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