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Cosmic Messengers - Professor Tim O'Brien

Cosmic Messengers - Professor Tim O'Brien

Wednesday 12th January 2022 from 18:30pm to 20:00pm

University Place - Manchester
176 Oxford Road, Manchester, Lancashire, M13 9PL

Join the talented and well-respected science communicator Professor Tim O’Brien for his fantastic talk on Cosmis Messengers as part of the Lepton Photon Symposium.

In this talk, Tim will discuss the new things we can learn about the universe from studying cosmic messengers, which can be in the form of electromagnetic radiation, including visible light and radio waves and collected by telescopes on the ground in orbit.

Tim O’Brien is Professor of Astrophysics in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at The University of Manchester and an Associate Director of Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics. He is also the science co-curator for the Bluedot Festival.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 12/01/2022

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