Working outwards from the Sun, the Solar System consists of four small, rocky planets, then a ring of asteroids, then four huge, gassy planets. Which is awfully neat and convenient; even more so when you consider that all the planets spin in the same direction. How did that happen then?
Events from Monday 13 December to Sunday 19 December 2010.
You might think that a scene of budding entrepreneurs nervously awaiting their turn to pitch their business ideas is something you would most likely see on the television series ‘Dragons’ Den’, but this time the entrepreneurs are local Leicester students and one of the judges is the University of Leicester’s own Professor Simon Lilley.
Researchers at the University of Leicester have raised concerns that government initiatives to reduce deprivation are not focusing on the causes of premature delivery or birth defects.
The University of Leicester Choral Society present an evening of Christmas songs to get you in the festive mood this Saturday 11 December.
The call for papers has gone out for next year’s ‘Museum 2011 International Conference on Building Identity: The Making of National Museums and Identity Politics’, an international collaboration between the University of Leicester, the V&A and Taipei University.