Astro-Chat: Neutron Stars

Originally posted on Science views:
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…

Lincoln Mathematics Challenge 2021/2022

Originally posted on Study Maths 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 maths@lincoln.ac.uk with “Maths Challenge” in subject line. Please include your full name, postal address and email, as well as…

Astro-Chat: White dwarfs

Originally posted on Science views:
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…

Astro-Chat: Impact!

Originally posted on Science views:
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,…

Astro-Chat: Juno at Jupiter

Originally posted on Science views:
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…

Astro-Chat: Venus – Earth’s Evil Twin

Originally posted on Science views:
an astro-chat with Professor Don Kurtz Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln, UK Friday, 30 July 2021 7:00-8:00 pm Live online Book a place Venus is the beautiful, bright “evening star” I can see now from South Africa. It is more difficult for those of you…

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 […]

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…

Winners of the Mathematics Challenge 2020–21

Congratulations to the winners of the Lincoln Mathematics Challenge 2020-21 and a big thank you to all participants! A very stiff competition made the choices difficult for the Competition Committee, and each place had to be awarded jointly to several winners. The Awards Ceremony has taken place on 13 February 2021 as an online event, […]

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