Thursday Talks - 27/11/2014

Sébastien Gasc, Space Research and Planetary Sciences, University of Bern: Rosetta arrived close to comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in August 2014. During the last 3 months, various measurements have been carried out, and lander Philae has been dropped onto the surface of the comet. We will discuss the goals and challenges of the mission, and present the first measurements of ROSINA.

Dr. Atul Sethi, Institute of Molecular Systems Biology, ETH Zurich: A look at cancer for a perspective of history, politics, and cellular biology. A journey from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding of its essence.

Abdullah Kahraman