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Upcoming Events

  • Thu
    27
    Oct
    2016
    8:00 pmSeven Arts, Harrogate Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3PD
    Professor Jeff Forshaw (Manchester University)

    Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos is the latest book by Professors Jeff Forshaw and Brian Cox. It was published on 22nd September and is described as "an unforgettable journey of scientific exploration". It covers the quest for knowledge of our world and our universe, and how we know what we know about it. It has been described as a book about the scientific method, about cosmology and "about how to think".

    https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/180728/universal/

    Jeff Forshaw is Professor of Particle Physics at Manchester University. Together with Professor Brian Cox he has previously written two highly acclaimed books: Why does E=mc2? (And why should we care?); and The Quantum Universe: Everything That Can Happen Does Happen.

    Professor Forshaw will be talking about Universal, and the science of cosmology (the scientific study of the large scale properties of the universe), including recent theories of "inflation". There will be an opportunity to buy the book at the meeting and to have it signed by the author.

    Note that this meeting is on a THURSDAY.