Maths & Physics at Lincoln: Moving on with maths

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
This Thursday 30th of June the School of Mathematics & Physics of Lincoln is offering an event for year 12 students studying level 3 mathematics who are looking to find out more about studying maths at university. Among the offered activities, there will be some problem solving…

Astro-Chat: Once in a Blue Moon

Originally posted on Science views:
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,…

Isaac Newton Lecture 2022 by Prof. Charles Leedham-Green

On 26th of April, Professor Charles Leedham-Green (Queen Mary, University of London) delivered the 2022 Isaac Newton Lecture “Newton’s Principia“. This lecture became the first face-to-face event after Covid pandemic in the Distinguished Lectures series of School of Mathematics and Physics in Lincoln. At the beginning, Head of School Prof Andrei Zvelindovsky introduced the lecturer, […]

Isaac Newton Lecture 2022

Originally posted on Distinguished Maths & Physics Public Lectures:
Newton’s Principia a public lecture by Professor Charles Leedham-Green Queen Mary, University of London Tuesday 26 April 2022 6 pm – 7:20 pm Newton Lecture Theatre INB0114 in the Isaac Newton building, University of Lincoln Abstract: It is impossible to read Newton’s Principia without being astonished at…

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 […]

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