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"Black Holes: the Cosmic Delete Button?"

By Dr Peter Taylor, Assistant Professor,

Centre for Astrophysics and Relativity, DCU.

8PM Monday 11th of May

*Please note tickets can not be refunded*







Dr. Peter Taylor is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Astrophysics and Relativity (CfAR) in the School of Mathematical Sciences. He graduated with a degree in Mathematical Sciences from UCD in 2006, winning scholarships to Cambridge University to pursue a masters in Theoretical Physics (Part III of the Tripos). Having obtained a Distinction in Part III, he returned to UCD on an Irish Research Scholarship, completing his PhD in 2011 under the supervision of Prof. Adrian Ottewill. From 2011-2014, he held an assistant professorship at the School of Mathematics, Trinity College Dublin. He then moved to upstate New York where he was a Marie Curie research fellow at Cornell University. In 2016, he returned to Dublin, taking up his current position at DCU where he continues to teach mathematics and research in the area of black hole physics.  


After the lecture there will be a social reception in The Lombard Innand 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 11th May
Time 8:00p.m.

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
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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.

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