Thinking 3D 'Space & Time'

Date: 
22 Jun 2019 - 10:30am to 6:00pm
Venue: 
Martin Wood Complex, Department of Physics, University of Oxford, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PU
Audience: 
General public (Age 12+)

Thinking 3D: Space & Time

The Department of Physics and Magdalen College, are happy to announce this fantastic event, part of the 'Thinking 3D' programme, that we will host together for alumni & general public.

This event is part of a wider programme of events, a year-long series of exhibitions, events, public talks, gallery shows, and academic symposia intended to incite dialogue between artists, art and book historians, mathematicians, astronomers, geometers, earth scientists, botanists, chemists...and more.

You can read more here.

This is a free event, open to all Magdalen College Oxford Alumni and the Department of Physics Alumni, as well as the general public.

The day will include:

10:30 - Arrival and Welcome coffee
11:00 - 12:30 Talks - Part I - Modelling Our Universe

Prof Jim Bennett (Early globes including celestial globes)
Mr Peter Bellerby (Challenges of a modern globe-maker)

12:30 - 13:45 Free time for lunch (if it is a nice day you could bring your picnic to the University Parks, next door; if not, lots of cafes and restaurants very close by)

13:45 - 15:15 Talks - Part II - Observing the Unseen

Dr Emma Chapman (Early Universe and Cosmology)
Dr Colin Wilson (Observing Venus)
Prof Steven Balbus (Black Holes and new methods of observation)

15:15 - 16:15 Part III - Communicating Space

Mr Daryl Green (On the work of James Nasmyth and his book on the Moon published in the 1870s)
Prof Chris Lintott (Citizen science and Zooniverse)
Closing Remarks

16:15 - 18:00 Part IV - Drinks and canapes reception and Exploration
A chance to enjoy a variety of stands and hands on activities while enjoying a drink and a chance to meet new and old friends
18:00 End of event

General Public and Alumni & Guests (both from Physics and Magdalen College) are welcome.Please select the right ticket when booking. The event is free.
To register, you need this password: SpaceAndTime19 and visit this page.

By registering, we assume you are happy to be contacted again for future events, and take part in photos and videos that may be taken on the day. If you aren't, please state this on the registration form. Physics & Magdalen will never share your details with others.

If you have any questions, please write to us

We look forward to seeing you there!