Prof Monica Grady

2015 Royal Irish Academy McCrea Lecture at QUB


As well as the Dublin event, this lecture will now also be delivered in Belfast – details as follows….
Are Comets the Givers and Takers of Life?
Professor Monica Grady CBE, Faculty of Science, The Open University
Friday 26th June, 7pm in the Larmor Lecture Theatre, Queen’s University Belfast
Professor of Planetary and Space Science at the Open University, Monica Grady was part of the Rosetta science team at mission control when the landing of the Philae space probe occurred. In her talk she will introduce the topic of comets and explain why some people think they may have led to life on Earth and possibly its destruction through mass extinctions. She will also give personal account of the Rosetta Mission, her involvement in it, and report on some of its latest results.
There is no attendance fee for this presentation, but as we expect this talk to be very popular we are requesting that all people who will attend to register at the following website:
We Look forward to seeing you there
Prof. Alan Fitzsimmons and Dr. Ernst de Mooij
on behalf of the Local Organising Committee
Queen’s University Belfast

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