“Science through exploration - Oxford Physics from the Earth to the Solar System” AOPP at the Royal Society

Date: 
15 Nov 2019 - 6:30pm
Venue: 
The Royal Society, London
Audience: 
Alumni

“Science through exploration - Oxford Physics from the Earth to the Solar System”.

The University of Oxford Department of Physics annual alumni event hosted by the Atmospheric, Oceanic and Planetary Physics (AOPP) at the Royal Society (London) will take place on November 15th.

The event will be hosted by Prof Philip Stier (Head of AOPP), with participation of other senior academics.

The format of the day will be:

18:30 Guests arrive, Registration and Welcome drink (Marble Hall)
19:00 Talks start (Kohn Centre)
Introduction – Prof Philip Stier, Head of AOPP
Followed by four 15-minute talks:

  • Prof Neil Bowles ‘Exploring the Solar System, from the surface of Mars to the frozen poles of the Moon’
  • Prof Pat Irwin ‘Exploration of giant planets: from Jupiter to exoplanets’
  • Dr Colin Wilson ‘Flying on other planets: aerial exploration of Venus, Mars & Titan’
  • Prof David Marshall ‘Exploring the global circulation and climate of the oceans’

Followed by Q&A (Moderated by Prof Stier)
and
Drinks and canapés reception
22:00 End of event

As always, the event is free and you are welcome to bring a guest or two.

The event will start at 18:30 hs. and end at 22:00hs.

To book use the password: AOPP19RS (case sensitive) and register here.

We look forward to seeing you there!

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to get in touch: alumni@physics.ox.ac.uk

Image Credit: ESA (C. Carreau)