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Comets: Icy Remnants of Creation – A Science Perspective – GI 21 254 (Online)

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26 April 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST

Tutor: Craig Underwood BSc (Hons) PGCE PhD FBIS MIEEE

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Date: 26 April 2022
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
£17.40 – £21.00
Reference Code:
GI 21 254
Location:
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH

Overview

Since ancient times comets, “long-haired stars”, have both fascinated and horrified us. Astronomical observations from Earth, and more recently data from fly-by space missions, have revealed much about their nature and origin, which in turn has given us important information about the formation of the solar system. Are comets harbingers of doom, or did they perhaps deliver life to Earth?

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Comet 1P/Halley as taken March 8, 1986 by W. Liller, Easter Island, part of the International Halley Watch (IHW) Large Scale Phenomena Network. (NASA)

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