Stellar UV Light and the Origins of Life - Prof. Dimitar Sasselov - ASTOR LECTURE 2018

Date: 
6 Dec 2018 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Room: 
Martin Wood Lecture Theatre
Audience: 
General public (Age 14+)

The lecture will discuss recent research results on the astrophysical and planetary environmental context that makes possible the synthesis of precursors to RNA, peptides and lipids. The focus will be on the role of mid-range UV light as a source of energy and as a very specific selection agent in chemical evolution.

More information in the poster attached.

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For more information contact: 

Philippa Towler

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