UCL Mathematical & Physical Sciences


An Evening with the Planets 2017

17 July 2017, 6:00 pm–8:45 pm

Event Information


Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre, UCL

The UCL/Birkbeck Centre for Planetary Sciences presents: An Evening with the Planets 2017!

Join us on Monday 17 July 2017, from 18:00 – 20:45 for an open evening of presentations and discussion about the world-class planetary research going on at UCL and Birkbeck.

The event will consist of presentations and discussion with planetary scientists from the Centre for Planetary Sciences at UCL/Birkbeck.

Arrivals and posters - a chance to discover the cutting-edge research currently being carried out by some of our early-career planetary scientists
Welcome and Introduction
Astrobiology of the Solar System - Louisa Preston
What can meteorites teach us about planets in the Solar System? - Louise Alexander
Archaeology of rocky and potentially habitable exoplanets - Jay Farihi
Discoveries from the Cassini-Huygens Mission at Saturn - Nick Achilleos and Geraint Jones
Where are the aliens? - Ian Crawford
Q&A with the speakers
20:45 Event finishes

Places are limited, so be quick to sign up for your free tickets.

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