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The Ordered Universe Project

Tuesday, 18 September 2018, 6 – 7:30pm

The Ordered Universe Project

Getting Hands-on with Medieval Science
 A public lecture presented by Professor Giles E. M. Gasper (Durham University) and Dr Seb Falk (University of Cambridge).

This lecture is part of the ‘Light Fantastic!: Robert Grosseteste’s De motu supercelestium, De motu corporali et luce, De cometis and De luce ' symposium, which involves the first visit by the Ordered Universe team to Ireland, which will explore three treatises, in which light plays the dominant role. The symposium features  the final reading of the treatise De cometis – On Comets, and the second run-through of the De more corporali et luce – On Bodily Motion and Light. This last work presages the extraordinary boldness in the role given to light in the fabric of the universe of the De luce – On Light. One of the first treatises read by the Ordered Universe, ten years ago.

Accessibility: Yes
Campus LocationTrinity Long Room Hub
Room: Neill Lecture Theatre
Research Theme: Identities in Transformation
Event Type: Alumni, Arts and Culture, Lectures and Seminars, Public, Special events
Type of Event: One-time event
Audience: Undergrad, Postgrad, Alumni, Faculty & Staff, Public
Cost: Free
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