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…

Festival of Learning activities for students

This month the summer festival of learning is organized by the University and the Student’s Union. See https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studentlife/summerfestival/. Also our school has organized various fun and interesting activities, online and face-to-face. Feel free to attend as many as possible. Physics outreach workshop by IOP 17 June 2021, 10:00 – 12:00 The session aims to Learn […]

June 2021 update for the “Kourovka Notebook (Unsolved Problems in Group Theory)”

Originally posted on Charlotte Scott Centre for Algebra:
An?update for the current 19th edition?of “Kourovka Notebook (Unsolved Problems in Group Theory)” is? posted.? A few new solutions and new references appear, both for problems from the latest section and from the previous ones. (But of course many problems remain very much open:-).) Recall that?“Kourovka Notebook”?is…

Astro-Chat: UFOs – are aliens visiting the Earth?

Originally posted on Science views:
an astro-chat with Professor Don Kurtz Visiting Professor, School of Mathematics and Physics, University of Lincoln, UK Friday, 18 June 2021, 7:00-7:30 pm Live online Book a place Are aliens visiting the Earth? Are the military forces keeping flying saucers secret? When was the first flying saucer seen? Hear about…

Javier Diaz’s talk: Computational study of block copolymer nanocomposites

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
On the 3th June 2021 at 13:00 Javier Diaz, former PhD student of the Centre for Computational Physics, is delivering the first IOP Computational Physics Group talk series. Image available on?ArXiv. To register for the event please go to the IOP Computational Physics Group talk series webpage.

Physics Seminar: Dr Vasil Saroka

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
Date: Wednesday 19th of May 2021, 13:30.Location: Online (MS Teams meeting). ‘Graphene nanoribbons as building blocks for nanodevices’ by Dr Vasil Saroka, Department of Physics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. Abstract: Graphene nanoribbons are nanometer size strips of graphene that are considered as building-block of…

LMS one-day Workshop in Lincoln on KdV, Toda and FPUT models

Originally posted on Centre for Computational Physics:
Korteweg-de Vries equation, Toda lattice and their relevance to the FPUT problem This one-day meeting aims to highlight aspects of integrable systems theory applied to near-integrable many-body dynamical systems. It will focus on the “organised” behaviour of the Fermi-Pasta-Ulam-Tsingou (FPUT) model and its relevance with two integrable models,…

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…

Fantastic Worlds and Where to Find Them by Phil Sutton: Lincoln Maths & Physics Week 2021

Originally posted on Lincoln Astrophysics Team:
As part of British Science Week the School of Mathematics and Physics ran a series of public lectures relating to the research done within the school. Phil Sutton gave a talk that introduces how we discover planets orbiting other stars, known as exoplanets. The finished by taking a brief…

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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