20 March 2015 “Solar Eclipse” UK


LunarThose of us in the UK are set to see a unique phenomenon on Friday morning: a lunar eclipse of the sun.

Here in London, I shall make an effort to be up at 08:30 when the eclipse starts.

See, for example, this article from the Telegraph about the upcoming event, including when, where, and how y0u can view it.

As always, I’m intrigued by the ways in which the universe, the cosmos, the planets, and our own Earth impacts our daily lives in ways that we often don’t realise…

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Dr Jill Stuart is an academic based at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is an expert in the politics, ethics and law of outer space exploration and exploitation. She is a frequent presence in the global media (print, radio, television, documentary) and regularly gives lectures around the world. From 2013-2017 she was Editor in Chief of the Elsevier journal Space Policy where she remains on the Editorial Board. She is also on the Board of Advisors of METI International, conducting scientific research into messaging potential extraterrestrial intelligence. She is one of an elite number of people to be endorsed by the UK Home Office as an Exceptional Talent Migrant/ World Leader in her Field. In 2015 she was awarded the prestigious Margaret Mead Award Lecture by the British Science Association in recognition of her cutting edge research. She is trained in both domestic and international mediation and has done consultancy work for the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice. She has a sub-specialism in women, peace and security and gender based violence. She is a Trustee of Luton All Women’s Centre.


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