Public talks

Scientists and engineers in the Centre for Planetary Sciences offer public and school talks on a wide variety of subjects that are accessible to a range of audiences. Most of our speakers have their own websites with detailed lists of the talks that they provide. Please feel free to visit their websites or contact these speakers directly to book a talk/visit.

The list below highlights some examples from various speakers.

Wandering Giants (Dr. Chris Arridge)

Description

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A tour of the giant planets of our Solar System, their moons, rings and space environments. The talk includes the latest results from the NASA Cassini mission to Saturn and from Earth-based telescopes such as the Keck observatory and Hubble Space Telescope. The show concludes with information about upcoming missions to the giant planets and where to find the giant planets in the sky that evening.

Audience

Key Stage 4 / Key Stage 5 / Adult

Speaker

Dr. Chris Arridge is involved in the Cassini mission to Saturn and is based at UCL's Mullard Space Science Laboratory.

Contact

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The Plumes of Enceladus (Dr. Chris Arridge)

Description

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A detailed look at one of the biggest surprises of the Cassini mission to Saturn: the plumes of gas, dust, snowflakes, and charged particles being ejected from the south pole of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus.

Audience

Key Stage 4 / Key Stage 5 / Adult

Speaker

Dr. Chris Arridge is involved in the Cassini mission to Saturn and is based at UCL's Mullard Space Science Laboratory.

Contact

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