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Dr Emily Baldwin: Impact craters – the roughly circular features that adorn every solid planetary surface – are the most common geologic feature in the Solar System. This talk will take you a guided tour of impact craters throughout the Solar System…
Dr Jim Wild The aurora borealis has captivated observers since ancient times.  In regions bordering the Arctic Circle, aurorae feature heavily in the mythology and folklore of numerous cultures, but what causes these beautiful displays in the polar…
Prof. Paul Murdin The Paris Meridian is the name of the line running north-south through Paris, surveyed by the scientists of the Paris Academy of Sciences during the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars in order to determine longitude - just…
Dr Lewis Dartnell   'Astrobiology' is a brand new field of science, encompassing research into the origins and limits of life on our own planet, and where life might exist beyond the Earth. But what actually is 'life' and how did it emerge on our…
Dr Katherine Joy   Forty years on from the Apollo Moon landings we are at the beginning of a new era of lunar exploration. This talk will discuss the scientific findings of Apollo, new views of the Moon discovered by robotic missions and will…