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Let There be Light! Medieval and Modern Science on Light

Public Talks and Interactive Activities from the Ordered Universe Project, supporting Spiritus at Cambridge e-Luminate
When Feb 10, 2017
from 03:00 PM to 07:30 PM
Where Great St Mary's Church, Cambridge
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Let There be Light! Medieval and Modern Science on Light

*Great St Mary’s Church, Cambridge* :: *February 10th, 15.00-19.30*

Public Talks and Interactive Activities from the Ordered Universe Project, supporting Spiritus at Cambridge e-Luminate

Free Entry: All Welcome

Short Talks from the Project and Projection
15.00 – 15.10: Introduction to Ordered Universe
15.10 – 15.25: Ross Ashton ‘Projecting the Cosmos: The Making of Spiritus’
15.30 – 15.45: Richard Bower ‘Light and the Cosmos: The Medieval Big Bang’
15.45 – 16.00: Hannah Smithson ‘Embodying Light: Colours, Rainbows and Human Vision'
*****Any Questions*****

16.10 – 16.25: Giles Gasper ‘Illuminating the Past: Robert Grosseteste and Medieval Science’
16.25 – 16.40: Tom McLeish ‘New Light from the Past on Modern Debate on Science and Religion’
*****Any Questions****

Interactive Exhibition and Poster Display
17.00-19.30
Oculus Rift and Modelling the Modern Cosmos -- The Life and Times of Robert Grosseteste -- Modern Research into Human Colour Vision -- Medieval Astrolabes and Star-Mapping -- Artistic Engagement with Medieval and Modern
Research – Modelling the Medieval Cosmos

To contact the project please email: ordered.universe@durham.ac.uk
For more information please see www.ordered-universe.com

Public Talks and Interactive Activities from the Ordered Universe Project, supporting Spiritus at Cambridge e-Luminate

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