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Discovering new planets: Inaugural lecture by David Rothery and Carole Haswell

Dates
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 18:00 to 20:00
Location
Berrill Lecture Theatre

Discover what Professor David Rothery has found about the history of the planet Mercury and what Professor Carole Haswell has to say about exoplanets and how they serve to put planet Earth in context. For tickets and more informaiton please follow the link to Eventbrite.

As The Open University celebrates its 50th anniversary, it will host a joint inaugural lecture event:

 

The puzzle of planet Mercury – why go there?

David Rothery, Professor of Planetary Geosciences

Professor Rothery will present the dramatic and perplexing history of Mercury – the planet three times closer to the Sun than the Earth, rich in volatile elements.

 

Exoplanet discoveries: OUr place in the Star Trek Universe

Carole Haswell, Professor of Astrophysics

Professor Haswell will explore how exoplanets offer special opportunities to place planet Earth in context.

 

 

 

 

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