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The Unknown Universe

Posted on 2 June 2017

Join Dr J and Prof D from PhD Comics on their European tour as they demystify the biggest mysteries of the universe.

The Unknown Universe, 7 June 11.15am. PhD Comics, Procrastinate Network.

Procrastination web comic from PhD Comics.

Our Open Lecture this week welcomes Jorge Cham (the creator of Piled Higher and Deeper (PhD Comics)) and Daniel Whiteson, authors of the book We Have No Idea: A Guide to the Unknown Universe, to talk about all the things we don't know.

PhD Comics is a highly successful webcomic poking gentle fun at the every day experiences of research students and staff. With average annual pageviews of 69 million a year, the comic has a huge audience, and Jorge has used this platform to highlight up and coming research, talking directly to researchers and giving guest lectures at over 300 universities and research centres.

Second panel of procrastination web comic.

Jorge's visits often result in comics that detail his experience of talking directly to people who are doing cutting edge research and together Jorge and Dan have created videos explaining comples physics to a general audience - viewed by over 50 million people.

Book your ticket now for this exciting event, Wednesday 7 June, 11.15am, P/X001

Admission is free, but booking is required.

Comic panels from "Piled Higher and Deeper" by Jorge Cham