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…

Winners of UROS-2021 research projects awards

Congratulations to the UROS-2021 research projects award winners! In the university-wide Undergraduate Research Opportunities Scheme (UROS), the People’s Choice Award joint winners in 2021 are students of School of Mathematics and Physics: Roksana Kulengowska, with project “Calculating the Hill Sphere of Known Exoplanets: Which Exoplanets Could Host Moon Systems?“, under supervision of Dr Phil Sutton, […]

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…

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…

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…

Block copolymer phase transition – Javier Diaz

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
Today, Dr Javier Diaz (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland) gave a talk Block copolymer phase transition induced by nanoparticle anisotrophy at Polymer Physics Graduate Symposium. Javier got his PhD at our centre in Lincoln.

Astro-Chat: Venus – Earth’s Evil Twin

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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

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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 […]

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