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February 2020

Finding Life in the Universe by Dr Sarah Rugheimer

February 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
National Maritime Museum, SE10 9NF
Greenwich, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom
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Dr Sarah Rugheimer This planet we call home is teeming with life from the very depths of the ocean where no light penetrates, to small brine layers between ice crystals and near-boiling iridescent waters of Yellowstone. As we discover the vast diversity of extremophile life on Earth, our minds can only begin to imagine the possibilities for life to exist on other planets in the Universe. In this talk, Dr Sarah Rugheimer will present how we are going to characterize…

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March 2020

Flamsteed Lecture – TBC

March 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
National Maritime Museum, SE10 9NF
Greenwich, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom
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April 2020

A Talk by Dr Colin Snodgrass

April 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
National Maritime Museum, SE10 9NF
Greenwich, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom
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Dr Colin Snodgrass

Talk details to follow. Dr Colin Snodgrass is a Chancellors Fellow at the University of Edinburgh, where he combines research into comets and asteroids with work on the commercial innovation opportunities brought by space data and technology. He was previously an Ernest Rutherford Senior Research Fellow at the Open University, a Marie Curie fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research in Germany, and worked at the European Southern Observatory in Chile. He obtained his PhD in 2006,…

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May 2020

A Talk by Professor Richard Crowther

May 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
National Maritime Museum, SE10 9NF
Greenwich, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom
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Professor Richard Crowther

Professor Richard Crowther Talk details to follow. Professor Richard Crowther, Chief Engineer, UK Space Agency Professor Richard Crowther is Chief Engineer at the UK Space Agency. He was Head of the Space Technology Division at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory until 2008 with primary research interests in man-made orbital debris, planetary protection, and near-Earth objects (asteroids and comets that pass close to the Earth). He is currently Head of the UK delegations to the Inter-Agency Debris Committee and the United Nations…

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June 2020

Flamsteed Lecture – TBC

June 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
National Maritime Museum, SE10 9NF
Greenwich, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom
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