The Impact of Sex in Space


I am gutted that I will be on holiday when this lecture is held at Imperial College, London on 17 April 2012 from 18:30-20:00.

But well worth promoting anyway…

The impact of sex in space

THE SENSUAL UNIVERSE: Astrophysics for the five senses

A new public lecture series from the Astrophysics group.

Powerful telescopes and sophisticated space missions have hugely enhanced our capability to pierce into the deepest recesses of the Universe: we can now probe the very limits of the visible cosmos.

But why should we limit our explorations to what we can see?
By deploying all of our five senses (sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste) we can learn so much more about the fascinating Universe in which we live.

Join us for an incredible voyage through astrophysics and cosmology that will call upon all of your senses with the first lecture in the new series.


Dr Saralyn Mark, Author, Stellar Medicine: A Journey Through the Universe of Women’s Health

President, SolaMed Solutions, LLC

Associate Professor adjunct of Medicine & OB/GYN-Yale and Georgetown Schools of Medicine

The first lecture in a new Astrophysics Group Public Lecture Series – “The Sensual Universe: Astrophysics for the five senses”
Location: Blackett Laboratory Lecture Theatre One

Open to all

Register in advance by emailing Ann-Louise Hayward

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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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