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Public Lecture

"Big Data Big Universe "

By Kevin Nolan of the Planetary Society 13-08-2018

(*This is a change to our previously advertised speaker)

About the Lecture

The talk looks at how Big Data will impact on our understanding of the Universe, explains a little about what Big Data is and how it will be analysed via AI based Data Analytics.

Kevin will then talk about the use of Big Data in relation to GAIA, SKA and LSST.

He will also talk about the Parameter Space company, iLofar and a Big Data project to optimise the SDSS catalogue in the search for Exoplanets via the Transit method. 

 


 

About the Lecturer

 

 

Kevin Nolan is author of the book "Mars a Cosmic Stepping Stone. Kevin Nolan is a scientist and science communicator from Ireland. He holds honors B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in physics and astronomy. After several years in the computer industry, Kevin returned to lecture in physics at the Institute of Technology, Tallaght.

Among Kevin's passions is science outreach. Involvement here includes acting as volunteer coordinator to Ireland for The Planetary Society (founder Carl Sagan), popular science writing, public lectures throughout the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, consultancy to Irish TV science programs and occasional TV and Radio appearances.

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SOCIAL RECEPTION

After the lecture there will be a social reception in The Lombard and we encourage all of you to come along for a chat.
All are welcome to attend and free food will be kindly provided by The Lombard.

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A prize draw will be held after the lecture.

Booking Information

Date Monday 13th August
Subject to change - please check back later
Time 8:00p.m.
Venue

Physics Bldg, Physics Department , Fitzgerald Building, Trinity College Dublin.
There is an entrance on Lincoln Place (not far from the Merrion Square end of TCD). If you get the DART or bus to Pearse St, or drive. Use the Science Gallery entrance on Pearse Street (near the corner with Westland Row) There are maps here:  Here

Parking: Mark Street , Marks Lane , Lombard St. East .

Free Parking on the above streets after 7pm
 
Click HERE for a building map of Trinity College campus
 
Click HERE for Map of area

Admission €10 (€5 Astronomy Ireland members and concessions)
Tickets where possible should be booked in advance. Tickets can also be purchased at the door on the night, please come along 15 minutes early to accommodate.
Booking

 
Book online below

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Send a cheque/ PO/ Draft, made payable to Astronomy Ireland to PO BOX 2888, Dublin 5.

DVD

This lecture is also available to people nationwide on DVD.
 
To order a copy of the DVD simply:
 
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call 086 06 46 555
 
Alternatively post a Cheque or postal order to: Astronomy Ireland, PO. Box 2888, Dublin 5.
 
Cost: DVD's cost €10 each incl P&P (€5 Astronomy Ireland members)

 
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Acknowledgment: Astronomy Ireland would like to thank the TCD Astrophysics Research Group for hosting AI public lectures in Trinity College Dublin.


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