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Find out more about our night sky, from new planets to far-off galaxies and the vastness of the Universe. A series of short talks and presentations for the general public from leading astronomy researchers at the Oxford University Physics department - http://www.physics.ox.ac.uk/

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Find out more about our night sky, from new planets to far-off galaxies and the vastness of the Universe. A series of short talks and presentations for the general public from leading astronomy researchers at the Oxford University Physics department - http://www.physics.ox.ac.uk/

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    The oldest light in the Universe

    The oldest light in the Universe

    In this short stargazing talk, Luke Jew looks at the topic - The oldest light in the Universe.

    • 11 min
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    The brief history of the Universe

    The brief history of the Universe

    Sergio Martin describes the evolution of the Universe. This talk describes the evolution of the Universe from its infancy up until its possible fates, describing general astrophysical questions such as the emergence of complexity, the first evidence for the existence of dark matter or the formation of galaxies.

    • 20 min
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    Rushing Robots and Tons of Glass: Building the WEAVE Spectrograph

    Rushing Robots and Tons of Glass: Building the WEAVE Spectrograph

    Ellen Schallig gives a short talk on building the WEAVE spectograph.

    • 9 min
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    Quasars: Are They As Cool As They Sound?

    Quasars: Are They As Cool As They Sound?

    In this flash talk, Josie Peters presents on the topic of quasars.

    • 6 min
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    The Big Bang and a Multiverse

    The Big Bang and a Multiverse

    Darsh Kodwani gives a short talk on The Big bang and a multiverse.

    • 26 min
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    I'm Spinning Around: Watching Galaxies Rotate (Or Not)

    I'm Spinning Around: Watching Galaxies Rotate (Or Not)

    Mark Graham gives a short talk on the rotation of galaxies.

    • 10 min

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