In the context of the conference on multiobject spectroscopy which will take place in La Palma from 2nd to 6th March, one of the guests, the well-known cosmologist Carlos Frenk, will give a public lecture on Monday 2nd March at 20.00 in the “Circle of Mars” theatre, in Santa Cruz de La Palma. Professor Frenk, who is the director of the Institute of Cosmological Computation at the University of Durham (United Kingdom), and one of the most influential cosmologists in the world, will tell us about some of the main questions which need to be answered in order to better understand the Universe. The lecture, given in a simple style, and in language easy for the general public to understand, will be in Spanish. Entry is free, with tickets available at the box office.
The conference is organized by the Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes, which is operated by national institutions in the United Kingdom (STFC), and the Netherlands (NWO), jointly with the Astrophysics Institute of the Canary Islands (IAC). The conference has benefitted from the collaboration of the City Council of Santa Cruz de La Palma, and the Tourist Board of the Cabildo, the Island Parliament of La Palma, as well as being patronised by the La Palma companies “Bodegas Vega Norte”, “Aguas de La Palma” and the “Hotel H10 Taburiente Playa”.
Related press release: International Conference on Multi-object Spectroscopy in La Palma
Marc Balcells, Director of the Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes.
Phone number: 922 425 410 (09:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 16:30h).
Opportunity for interviews. On Monday March 2nd at 10.50 in the morning the director of the Isaac Newton Group of Telescopes, Marc Balcells, and Carlos Frenk, the cosmologist who will be attending the conference will be available for interviews with the media in the “Circle of Mars” theatre, until 11.20.
Conference website: http://www.ing.iac.es/conferences/mos/