Seminar

Physics Research Bites: The Solar wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer (SMILE)

Physics Research Bites: The Solar wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer (SMILE)

Our guest speaker Dr Jennifer Carter will be giving a talk on the University of Leicester’s involvement with the Solar wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer (SMILE), and how the mission is used to monitor the movement of Earth’s magnetopause boundary! UPDATE: Leicester locals can watch the presentation here. Refreshments will be available in the foyer […]

Research Bites: ESA’s Gaia Mission

Research Bites: ESA’s Gaia Mission

Please join us again this Friday December 2nd for our second research bites of the term. – Featuring Prof. Martin Barstow, talking about ESA’s Gaia mission. We will be in workshop room E (F23) from 1-2pm, the talk will last around 15-20 minutes, with time for questions afterwards. Free refreshments will be available, but feel […]

Lit&Phil Society: Ernest Rutherford: from Kiwi farm boy to President of the Royal Society

Professor Mary Fowler will give a talk to the Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society on Monday, 14th November, about her Great Grandfather, Ernest Rutherford, the father of nuclear physics. The 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson, father of nuclear physics, was born in New Zealand and worked there, in Canada and the UK before settling in […]

Astrophysics seminar – Wed 9th Nov 3pm LTA

This week’s in person astrophysics seminar will be by Sam Gill (Warwick). Sam will be around in Leicester from about 11am to 6pm. Please let me know if you’d like to meet up. Bridging the Gap between Hot Jupiters and Ice Giants Abstract: While thousands of transiting exoplanets are now known, the observed population is […]

#PlanetarySeminar:  Heidi Hammel – Exploring the Solar System with JWST: First Results and a Glimpse Ahead

#PlanetarySeminar: Heidi Hammel – Exploring the Solar System with JWST: First Results and a Glimpse Ahead

We will welcome Dr. Heidi Hammel (AURA, Interdisciplinary Scientist for JWST) to speak about exciting solar system science with the new space telescope. Who: Dr. Heidi Hammel, Heidi B. Hammel, Vice President for Science at AURA, Interdisciplinary Scientists for the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST)When: Wednesday, 9 November 2022 (14:00-15:00)Where: Physics Lecture Theatre A. Exploring […]

Physics Research Bites are back! The Solar System from JWST

Physics Research Bites are back! The Solar System from JWST

Interested in getting a glimpse of the latest research happening right here at the University of Leicester? Join us Friday 14th October in Room E (F23) of the physics building for the first Research Bites talk of the year; featuring Dr Henrik Melin discussing the recent ventures of the James Webb Space Telescope and the […]

#PlanetarySeminar: NASA’s Dr Paul Mahaffy on Mars from Curiosity and MAVEN

Dr Paul Mahaffy, NASA AMES, SAM (MSL) and MAVEN Principal Investigator, will talk about Martian Organics, Isotopes, and the Evolution of Habitability Explored in Gale Crater with the Curiosity Rover and from Orbit with the MAVEN mission.  Wednesday 19 October 2022 from 3-4 pm The Curiosity rover has been systematically exploring for more than 10 years the […]

Centenary Inaugural Lectures:  Black Holes to Giant Planets

Centenary Inaugural Lectures: Black Holes to Giant Planets

Members of the School of Physics and Astronomy are invited to two Professorial Inaugural Lectures in September. Black holes, Bayes’ rule and blended learning Professor Simon Vaughan’s centenary inaugural lecture will be taking place on Thursday 22 September 2022 at 5.30pm in Bennett Lecture Theatre 1. To attend please register on EventBrite (by Friday 16 […]

SUREFest – Final Internship Presentations

SUREFest – Final Internship Presentations

This summer, the School of Physics and Astronomy has hosted 11 interns working as part of the SURE (summer undergraduate research experience) programme.  The SURE programme provides paid opportunities for talented undergraduates to get a flavour of the cutting-edge research being undertaken within the School of Physics and Astronomy. Our students will be presenting their […]

Casual astrophysics seminars next week – 28th June 2pm – 30th June 1pm – LTD

There will be two lunchtime seminars from visitors during the last week of June. 1) Rachael Amaro (University of Arizona) on “Clouds and Circulation in the Irradiated Brown Dwarf NLTT5306B”. Please contact Sarah Casewell for information. LTD at 2pm on Tuesday 28th June. 2) Jess Speedie (Victoria) on “Velocity Kinks: Reliable Signposts of Planets in […]

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