ACE Cultural Tours Welcome: The Northern Lights

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February 04, 2014

ACE Cultural Tours Welcome: The Northern Lights

Welcome talk from the first evening of the tour. Summary of our trip to come, and the current state of space research and exploration.

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Robert Simpson

February 04, 2014
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  1. T H E N O R T H E R

    N L I G H T S A C E C U LT U R A L T O U R S : W E L C O M E
  2. A B O U T M E PhD in star

    formation from Cardiff University - now a Postdoctoral researcher at Oxford University Work at the Zooniverse - world's largest citizen science platform Research star and planet formation in our Galaxy Tweet a lot @orbitingfrog orbitingfrog.com
  3. D AY O N E : T R O M

    S Ø A N D M E E T I N G U P • Lecture right now! • Dinner together
  4. D AY T W O : T R O M

    S Ø A N D E M B A R K • Sledging (if booked) • Cathedral • Polar Museum • Mack Brewery • Drinks reception on ship
  5. D AY T H R E E : N O

    R T H C A P E A N D F I N N K I R K A • Lecture: The Aurora • Early lunch • Honningsvåg • The North Cape
  6. D AY F O U R : K I R

    K E N E S A N D VA R D Ø • Kirkenes • Varanger Peninsula • Lecture: The Earth’s Orbit • Vardø
  7. D AY F I V E : H A M

    M E R F E S T A N D T R O M S Ø • Hammerfest • Lecture: Citizen Science • Farewell Dinner • Tromsø
  8. D AY S I X : T R O M

    S Ø A N D H O M E WA R D • Breakfast • Arctic Panorama and Cable Car • Flight home
  9. – D O U G L A S A D

    A M S “Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind- bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist's, but that's just peanuts to space.”
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  11. A S T R O N O M Y I

    N 2 0 1 4 • Deeper, fainter, older • Understanding black holes and their relationship to galaxies • Probing the earliest moments of the Universe
  12. A S T R O N O M Y I

    N 2 0 1 4 • Gathering data in new, innovative, enormous ways • Crowdsourcing science • New age of telescopes
  13. A S T R O N O M Y I

    N 2 0 1 4 • Discovering exoplanets • Searching for life • Humanity returns to space • Exploring our Solar System
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  15. G A I A O N E B I L

    L I O N S TA R S
  16. J A D E R A B B I T

    C H I N A O N T H E M O O N
  17. N E W H O R I Z O N

    S P L U T O 2 0 1 5
  18. C U R I O S I T Y F

    R E A K I N G L A S E R S
  19. R O S E T TA R I D E

    A C O M E T
  20. T H E A U R O R A L

    E C T U R E # 1
  21. T H E E A R T H ’ S

    O R B I T L E C T U R E # 2
  22. C I T I Z E N S C I

    E N C E L E C T U R E # 3
  23. 1 . F I N D D A R K

    N E S S 2 . L O O K U P H O W T O B E A N A S T R O N O M E R :
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  28. P R A C T I C A L T

    I P S • Ask me anything! • Late nights • Wrap up warm • Ice on deck • Stargazing on Deck
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