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The Voice of Space by Marcus Chown

June 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The power in the gravitational waves detected on earth on 14 September 2015 was 50 times greater than that pumped out by all the stars in the universe combined. some have said their detection was the most important development in astronomy since Galileo invented the astronomical telescope in 1608. Marcus Chown explains…

Marcus Chown is an award-winning writer and broadcaster. Formerly a radio astronomer at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, he is cosmology consultant of New Scientist. His books include “The ascent of gravity”, “What a wonderful world”, “Quantum theory cannot hurt you”, “Felicity Frobisher and the three-headed Aldebaran dust devil”, and “We need to talk to Kelvin”, which was short-listed for the 2010 Royal Society book prize. Marcus also won the bookseller digital innovation of the year for solar system for iPad. You can Find out more at www.marcuschown.com.

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Date:
June 5
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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National Maritime Museum
SE10 9NF
Greenwich, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom
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