Ada Lovelace Day 2013: A celebration of women in astronomy

Date: 
15 Oct 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Venue: 
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 12+)

[b]Ada Lovelace Day 2013: A celebration of women in astronomy

Presented by Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell[/b]

Telling the stories of successful women astronomers and looking at the position of women in astronomy today.

Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell

Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell discovered pulsars, the by-products of supernova explosions which make all life in the universe possible. You can find out more in this video.

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