20-23 July 2023 Jodrell Bank Observatory


Chris Lintott is a Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Oxford, where he runs the Zooniverse citizen science project and things about everything from interstellar objects to galaxies. He is best known as the co-presenter of the BBC’s long-running Sky at Night program, and an author whose work has appeared in the Times and London Review of Books. 

Talk: How to be surprised by the Universe

From mysterious radio signals to spectacular supernovae, the Universe keeps finding new ways to astonish us. Chris Lintott (Sky at Night, University of Oxford) explains why we should keep our eyes peeled for the unusual, and what to do when you think you’ve found an alien civilisation.


Saturday 2022