Galaxy Zoo: from the lab to your living room

2019 Astronomy for All lecture series

Wednesday 27 February 2019   18:00 to 19:30

Speakers:

Dr Becky Smethurst, Department of Astrophysics, University of Oxford

What if you could do science from the comfort of your own living room? What if that science was helping to figure out how the entire universe has evolved, from galaxies to supermassive black holes?

(c) NASA/ESA/STSci Hubble Space Telescope

Picture credit: NASA/ESA/STSci Hubble Space Telescope

Join Dr Becky Smethurst for an enthralling journey through some of the groundbreaking results that have come from the online astrophysics project, Galaxy Zoo, showing just how powerful the crowd really can be.

This is the third and final lecture in the 2019 Astronomy for All Lecture Series, convened by Green Templeton Associate Fellow Charles Barclay, Vice President of the Royal Astronomical Society.

Location:
EP Abraham Lecture Theatre
Green Templeton College
43 Woodstock Road
Oxford
OX2 6HG

Type: Featured, Lectures and Seminars