Speaker Evening – Professor James Hough

Tonight's Speaker: Professor James Hough

Tonight's Topic: Are we alone; is there lide elsewhere?

Summary: Tonight's talk is given by Professor Sir James Hough, professor of experimental physics at the University of Glasgow

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Date - 01/06/2021
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Tonight we welcome Professor Sir James Hough to BAS to give a presentation entitled ‘Are we alone; is there life elsewhere?’

Jim Hough is a graduate of the University of Glasgow where he became Professor of Experimental Physics in 1986 and is currently the emeritus holder of the Kelvin Chair of Natural Philosophy, and also a Visiting Professor in Physics at the University of Strathclyde. He was Director of the University’s Institute for Gravitational Research from 2000 to 2009 and is now Associate Director.

We are delighted to have such an eminent speaker join us for this month’s call. James was elected as a Fellow to the RAS in 2003, an OBE in 2013 and a Knighthood in 2019.

For further information on James’ career and work, please see his Wikipedia entry at : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Hough


Needless to say, we are very much looking forward to this talk!