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DLR ASTROSEMINAR 2017 – Spaceship ‘Earth’

25. April 2017 @ 15:30 - 17:00

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An event every week that begins at 15:30 on Tuesday, repeating until 30. May 2017


Picture: NASA / Apollo 8 / Bill Anders

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The DLR Astroseminar, started in 1995, has developed into a prestigious series of lectures in accessible yet scientific language to address interested laypersons.

Topics and dates:

1) Tuesday, 25 April 2017
‘Born’ of dust and gas – the age of the early Earth
Christoph Heubeck, University of Jena

2) Tuesday, 2 May 2017
How do new things come into being? – Evolution or emergence
Harald Lesch, University of Munich

3) Tuesday, 9 May 2017
Solar-terrestrial relationships and their implications
Frank Jansen, DLR Institute of Space Systems, Bremen

4) Tuesday, 16 May 2017
In the shadow of the Moon – the ‘Great American Eclipse’
Manfred Gaida, DLR Bonn-Oberkassel

5) Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Earth and its planetary siblings
Harald Hiesinger, Institute for Planetology, Münster

6) Tuesday, 30. May 2017
The future of Earth from a cosmic perspective
Hans-Joachim Blome, FH Aachen

The events are always held between 15:30 and 17:00 at the Air Force Barracks in Cologne-Wahn.
Lectures 1-3 and 5-6: Conference Centre
Lecture 4: Officers´Club, Music Room, Am Kasino.

Getting there:
We recommend that you carpool as much as possible due to limited parking space on the Air Force grounds.
Kindly make sure you leave sufficient time if you leave your vehicle outside of the Air Force grounds.

Please consider travelling by public transport.
Use S-Bahn S12 or S13 by entering at Köln-Hauptbahnhof, Troisdorf or Siegburg, deboard at “Porz-Wahn”.
At “Porz-Wahn”, please change to bus 162 direction “Lind” and deboard at “Kaserne Haupttor”.

Instructions on entrance:
Keep your ID card or DLR ID ready when approaching the entrance to the barracks.
Stick to the red line shown in the appended PDF (map of the barracks) to proceed to the Conference Centre.


25. April 2017
15:30 - 17:00

Further information

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