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Jodrell Bank Visitor Centre Event

15 Sep 2010

Lovell Lecture Series: 'Between Fire and Ice, the Earth's Special Place'

See monster hurricanes, canyons and volcanoes, weird and wonderful moons, crashing comets and hear about the death of the dinosaurs in an illustrated tour of the solar system from the inferno at the heart of the Sun, to the frozen-air snows of the frigid moon Triton.

In this talk, Professor Don Kurtz, from the Jeremiah Horrocks Institute at UCLan, examines the vulnerability of the Earth as seen against the harsh reality of the rest of the solar system.

Date: Thursday 23 September

Time: Gates open 7pm, lecture begins at 7.45pm

Ticket price: £7 per person

Admission is by ticket only. You can buy tickets as follows:

  • In person at the Jodrell Bank Visitor Centre
  • Telephone 01477 571 339

For more information, visit:

We hope to see you there!