BBC’s The Sky at Night Presenter to give Dolen Lecture Herschel Space Observatory: the end of the beginning

Dr Chris North, of Cardiff University and co-presenter of BBC’s The Sky at Night programme will be giving the Dolen Lecture which has been arranged by Swansea University’s Department of Physics and the British Science Association. Title: Herschel Space Observatory: the

 

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Date: Thursday 7 November 2013

Time: 7pm – 8.30 pm

Venue: Grove Lecture Theatre, Swansea University

Admission: Free, all welcome

The Herschel Space Observatory was launched in May 2009 and observed the Universe until April 2013. 

Despite the operational phase of the mission being over this is just the beginning with the analysis of the date still ongoing and results still flowing out at an impressive rate. Dr North will outline the mission and a few of its science highlights so far.

The Dolen Lecture is an annual lecture, organised by the South Wales Branch of the British Science Association, with the aim of promoting the link between science and scientists, and the public.

Contact details: For more information about the event, please contactProfessor Mike Charlton – m.charlton@swansea.ac.uk or Sandra Kramcha s.kramacha@swansea.ac.uk  at the College of Science tel: 01792 205678