Conference

THE 2017 CONFERENCE PROGRAMME


Friday 10th February 2017
Session one (10AM-12:50PM)

The Intimate Universe
Marek Kukula
Royal Observatory Greenwich

Cassini: the conclusion
Andrew Coates
Mullard Space Science Laboratory

Particle physics and the Universe
Tara Shears
University of Liverpool

Landing on Mars
Andrea Accomazzo
Flight Director, European Space Agency

 

FRIDAY 10TH FEBRUARY 2017
SESSION TWO (2:30-5:30PM)
(Sorry, this session is now fully booked)

Space rocks on ice: hunting for meteorites in Antarctica
Katherine Joy
University of Manchester

Gravitational waves detection
Martin Hendry
University of Glasgow

Pluto and the Kuiper Belt of objects beyond Neptune
Scott Sheppard
Carnegie Institution for Science

Of Comets, Ferrets, and Nebulae: Charles Messier, his Discoveries and his World
Allan Chapman
Oxford University

 

Saturday 11TH FEBRUARY 2017
SESSION THREE (10am-12:50pm)
(Sorry, this session is now fully booked)

The Dynamic Cosmos
Will Gater
Author and astrophotographer

The Proxima b planet
Guillem Anglada-Escudé
Queen Mary University of London

Alien hunters: searching for life in the cosmos
Louisa Preston
Birkbeck, University of London

Voyager 40th anniversary
Garry Hunt
Voyager Imaging Team (1972-90)

 

SATURDAY 11TH FEBRUARY 2017
SESSION FOUR (2:30-5:30pm)
(SORRY, THIS SESSION IS NOW FULLY BOOKED)

ExoMars and the search for life
Peter Grindrod
Birkbeck, University of London

Beyond Pluto: The hunt for a massive Planet X
Scott Sheppard
Carnegie Institution for Science

The Exoplanet Super League
Jon Culshaw
Impressionist and exoplanet aficionado

Landing Rosetta on comet 67P
Andrea Accomazzo
Flight Director, European Space Agency

Exact timings to be announced. Stay tuned for additional information. Programme is provisional and subject to change.

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