4.1 “实验室科研探究”暨《文化素质教育讲座》课程(专场)

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演讲人:牛津大学教授、英国皇家天文学会爱丁顿奖章获得者、美国天文学会德克·布劳威尔奖获得者    James Binney

时    间:2017年4月1日(周六)19:00

地    点:清华大学大礼堂

考勤方式:学生卡刷卡签到

主    办:清华大学天体物理中心

协    办:清华大学国家大学生文化素质教育基地

          清华大学基础工业训练中心 

内容介绍:

The Sun is just one of 100 billion stars in our Galaxy, and stars are thought to contain only 5% of the mass of the Galaxy's mass. Within the visible Universe there are over ten billion galaxies like ours, and they dominate these galaxies which currently dominate the cosmic star-formation rate. A huge international effort is underway to understand how our Galaxy is structured, works as a machine and came into being. From a location 2 million km from Earth the Europea Space Agency's satellite Gaia is monitoring the motion of a billion stars, and telescopes on 6 continents are taking spectra of millions of stars to determine their masses, ages and chemical compositions. Theorists are synthesizing all these observations into a working model of the Galaxy and using this model to figure out how a galaxy like ours assembles from the debris of the Big Bang. 

演讲人介绍:

Since July 1996 James Binney has been Professor of Physics at Oxford University, where he is a Professorial Fellow of Merton College. From 2010 to 2015 he was the Head of Oxford's Rudolf Peierls Centre for Theoretical Physics. In 2000 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of London and a Fellow of the Institute of Physics.

He was awarded 1986 Maxwell Prize and Medal and the 2010 Dirac Medal by the Institute of Physics, London. He received the 2003 Dirk Brouwer Award of the American Astronomical Society and the 2013 Eddington Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society, the 2013 Medaille de l'Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris and the 2015 Occhialini Medal from the Italian Physical Society.

During 1994-1997, he was the President of Division VII of the International Astronomical Union and he has served on the Organizing Committee of Commission 28 of the IAU. 

特别提示:从2013年4月11日起,由清华大学基础工业训练中心开设的《实验室科研探究》课程的部分讲座列入《文化素质教育讲座》课程。没有选修《实验室科研探究》相应教学单元的本科生可以按《文化素质教育讲座》课程选听讲座,请携带学生IC卡刷卡入场,入场时间为当日18:30。根据《北京市消防条例(2011修订)》相关规定,为确保安全,该场讲座本科生人数控制在400人,额满即止。