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"Discovering the Hidden Universe" - Exciting Results from the Herschel Space Observatory

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17:30 – 21:30 14 Nov 2012
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Weston Auditorium, De Havilland Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, AL10 9EU

Speakers: Professor Michael Rowan-Robinson Past President RAS, Imperial College, Prof Professor Mike Barlow, Head of the Astrophysics Group, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University College London and Professor Matt Griffin, Cardiff University and Principal Investigator for the UK-led SPIRE instrument

Herschel, the biggest telescope ever launched into space, is one of four European Space Agency “cornerstone” missions.
The speakers will present an historical overview of far-infrared astronomy from space, discuss the technical challenges of assembling and launching a major space observatory and will present some of the new and exciting scientific results produced by Herschel over the last two years.
This free event, hosted by the University of Hertfordshire, will commence with refreshments and networking in an informal environment.
Programme
17:30: Arrival and registration. Refreshments and networking
18:45: Welcome
18:50: Chairman's opening remarks.
18:55: EEESTA Award
19:00: Speakers' Presentations
20:00: Summing Up: Chairman
20:10: Open forum: Questions & Answers
21:10: Closing remarks: Chairman
21:25: Vote of thanks
21:30: Close and depart

Event type: Lecture/Talk
Co-sponsored by: IOP London and South East Branch
Organised by: EEESTA
Contact details: Enquiries and telephone bookings: 0845 474 3341 or book online at http://bookwhen.com/p8ujr
Registration required with EEESTA. London and South East Branch supports this event.

http://www.eeesta.org.uk/index.php


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