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2016 AOUG Foundation Lecture

Tickets are now available for this year’s Foundation Lecture to be given by Glenn White, Professor of Astronomy, entitled "An Astronomer's view of the Birth, the Life and the Death of the Stars” It will take place at 2pm on Friday 7th October 2016 in the Michael Young Building on The Open University campus, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, following the AOUG Foundation for Education Research Awards. Tickets (£10) admit attendees to all or any part of the day, booking is essential. Contact AOUG Office, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA AOUG@open.ac.uk – 01908 653316 by Friday 9th September.

How our stars are formed - how does this process lead to the birth and genesis of exoplanets - what does it tell us about our cosmic origins - and ultimately of our cosmic fate? The talk will present an up to date view of our understanding of the Universe.