The Tale of Halley’s Comet

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The story of Halley's Comet is one that will last for over a hundred thousand years, returning to earth at intervals as a celestial visitor that unites us to our past, present and future… Who would have thought that such a story could be told of a piece of cosmic debris; a bit of rubble left over from the building of the Solar System!

This is a part of the lecture series, The Solar System: Our Local Neighbourhood in Space.

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This event was on Fri, 18 Feb 1994


Professor Heather Couper

Professor of Astronomy

Heather Couper was the Gresham Professor of Astronomy between 1993 and 1996.

After studying Astrophysics at Oxford University, Professor Couper ran the Greenwich Planetarium, and...

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