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JUNE LECTURE 2021

Tales from the Solar System

By Dr. Meg Schwamb QUB

7PM Monday 14th of June.

 

ABOUT THE LECTURE

This lecture will be presented on the ZOOM platform in line with Public Health Guidelines.

"The Solar System is a weird and wonderful place. In this choose your own adventure talk, we'll explore recent discoveries about the planets, satellites, and planetesimals residing and visiting our Solar System."

This lecture is suitable for all ages and knowledge levels. We all know what an exciting and multi-faceted place the Solar System is. Meg is an excellent science communicator with the ability to paint a dynamic picture of this fascinating environment.  


ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Dr Meg Schwamb Dr Meg Schwamb is a lecturer at Queen's University Belfast. Meg's research focuses on how planets and their building blocks form and evolve, applying ground-based surveys to probe our Solar System's small body reservoirs. She is also involved in the Planet Four citizen science projects, which enlists the public to help study the seasonal processes of the Martian south pole and map the distribution of ridges on the Martian mid-latitudes.

Meg also serves as co-chair of the Rubin Observatory's Legacy Survey of Space and Time  Solar System Science Collaboration.

Meg was awarded the 2017 Carl Sagan Medal for Excellence in Public Communication in Planetary Science from the American Astronomical Society's Division for Planetary Science.

 

 

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Booking Information

Date

Monday 14th June

Time

7:00p.m.

Venue

This Lecture will be presented via ZOOM which you can download HERE You must however book in advance below. Details on how join in the lecture will be sent to you in advance of the lecture.

Admission

 

Booking

Call 086 06 46 555 to book tickets and make a donation (if you wish) over the phone.

 
Tales of the Solar System

If you have any queries please send to: admin(at)astronomy.ie

 

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

 

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