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The History of Earth: A View in Space

Dr Oliver Shorttle

Summary: Thousands of planets have now been discovered outside our solar system. Fundamental questions about our own planet's history can now be tested not just with the geological record on Earth,…

  • last week
  • Nihon Room, Pembroke College

Attraction Explained: The science of how we form relationships

Prof. Viren Swami

Summary: When it comes to relationships, there’s no shortage of advice from self-help ‘experts’, pick-up artists, and glossy magazines. But modern-day myths of attraction often have no basis in fact or – …

  • 3 weeks 6 days ago
  • Nihon Room, Pembroke College

Inertial Confinement Fusion

Dr John Pasley

Summary: Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) seeks to assemble tiny quantities of deuterium-tritium fuel to conditions of extreme temperature and density such that it will undergo explosive…

  • last month
  • Old Library, Pembroke College

Stokes Christmas Formal

  • 1 year 11 months ago
  • Pembroke College

People, Planet, Progress: The Edible Connection

Dr Tara Garnett

Food connects us to some of the most important environmental, societal and ethical issues of the day – climate change, biodiversity loss and water scarcity, hunger in conjunction with obesity, and i…

  • 2 years 1 week ago
  • TBC

Solar energy, past, present & future

Dr Paul Coxon

Solar photovoltaics have spread widely in recent years as costs have plummeted. They make up less than 1% of the electricity market today but could be the world’s cheapest energy source by 2030. I w…

  • 2 years 2 weeks ago
  • TBC