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,…

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

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…

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

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 […]

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…

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…

Lincoln Physics Challenge 2020/2021

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 2020”. Please include your full name, postal address and email, as well as the name and…

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